A’Ibom to Receive Body of Late Fmr Dep. Governor, Dec 10

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Akwa Ibom State Government is set to receive the body of an illustrious son of the State and former Deputy Governor, late Obong Ufot Ekaette who passed on in September 2019.

A release by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem, indicates that the body of the late statesman will be received on Tuesday, December 10, at the Victor Attah International Airport, followed by a Valedictory Exco Session which will be held in his honour at the EXCO Chambers, Government House, Uyo.

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The remains of the retired Federal Permanent Secretary, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and pioneer Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, will later be interred in his family compound in Ikot Edor, Onna Local Government Area, on Saturday, December 14, 2019.