- Ondo state has lost one of its former lawmakers, Akpoebi Lubi, to a car accident
- Lubi lost his life on Tuesday, March 23, after the tragedy occurred
- Before his death, the late lawmaker was a former minority leader in the state's House of Assembly
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Honourable Akpoebi Lubi, a former minority leader of the Ondo state House of Assembly, has been declared dead after being involved in a car accident.
The tragedy which took place in the afternoon of Tuesday, March 23, was confirmed by an aide to Senator Nicholas Tofowomo under whom Lubi served, The Nation reports.
Until his sudden and rather painful death, ate Lubi was a special adviser to Tofowomo on strategy and special interest.
Having represented the Ese-Odo state constituency during the administration of Olusegun Mimiko, the former lawmaker was the only Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member elected to the Assembly in 2011.
According to Punch, the deceased was a former caretaker chairman of Ese-Odo local government area.
Meanwhile, Chidi Izuwah, director-general of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), had been declared dead.
Izuwah died on Tuesday morning, March 16, after a protracted illness for which he had been receiving treatment in South Africa since 2020.
The ICRC also confirmed the death of its director-general via its official Twitter page on the same day.
The ICRC tweeted:
“It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our DG/CEO Engr Chidi KC Izuwah. May his soul rest in perfect peace Amen.”
Some respondents to the tweet expressed their condolences to the ICRC, while some others shared their encounter with the deceased when he was alive.
Aliyu Nasir Othman wrote:
“Accept my condolences. A unique professional that led ICRC to greatness devoid of interference from any quarter.”
Danlami Adaritgo wrote:
“My condolence to all. It is a great loss!! I have fond memories of him, RIP Oga Chidi.”
Suru Daniels wrote:
“This is so sad! The country just lost a very sound and competent mind!!!”
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