- Professor Francisca Aladejana, a special assistant to Governor Fayemi is dead, according to a report
- Aladejana was said to have breathed her last on Monday, May 17
- The Ekiti state government is yet to confirm the incident
A report by Leadership indicates that a special adviser to Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state on basic, secondary and vocational/technical education, Professor Francisca Aladejana, is reportedly dead.
Legit.ng gathered that Aladejana, who was a former provost of the college of education, Ikere Ekiti, now Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology, died on Monday, May 17, while working in her office.
The deceased was said to have arrived her office as usual on Monday morning but later slumped while on a phone call.
According to the report, the late Ado Ekiti-born Professor was the immediate past chairman of the Ekiti State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB).
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the commissioner for housing in Ebonyi state, Uche Okah, died of an undisclosed ailment.
It was reported that Ukah reportedly died on Friday, May 14, at a hospital in Abuja, where she was receiving treatment over an undisclosed illness.
In a statement issued on Saturday, May 15, by Francis Nwaze, his special assistant on media and publicity, Governor David Umahi commiserated with the husband of the deceased, Celestine Okah.
Umahi described the late Okah as a dependable ally in the success story of Ebonyi state under his administration.
The governor said that the demise of Okah at a time she was committed to joining forces with the government to bequeath enduring legacies to Ebonyians is devastating to her family and the state government as well.
He said the commissioner was a strong pillar of support to his government, Umahi prayed to God to grant the departed rest in his bosom and grant the family the fortitude to bear the loss.
In a related report, Chief Joel Joram-Fwa, the first-class traditional ruler of Mbula Kingdom in Adamawa state died. The acting Murum Mbula, Fenny Fwa, confirmed the monarch’s death.
Joram-Fwa died on Sunday, May 16, at the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, at the age of 82, after a brief illness.
He said the late Joram-Fwa is survived by a wife and 10 children. Until his death, Joram-Fwa was a member of the Adamawa council of traditional rulers. The monarch died at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Yola, after a brief illness.