The chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Akwa Ibom state chapter, Ini Okopido is dead.
This was confirmed by a top member of the party in the state.
The source disclosed that Okopido died in the early hours of Wednesday at the Ibom Multispecialty Hospital (IBH), Uyo.
According to the source, Okopido died of multiple organ failure.
“Yes, our state chairman is dead. Infact the entire APC family in the state is in deep mourning. It is a big blow to our party at all levels.
“We commiserate with his wife and children over this irreplaceable loss,” he said.