A Senatorial APC aspirant for Abia Central district at the just concluded National Assembly primary elections of the All Progressive Congress in Abia State, Hon Kelvin Ugboajah, has been confirmed dead.
The prominent Abia politician passed on in the early hours of Saturday, July 11, 2022, after an undisclosed illness. His death was made known in an official statement released on Tuesday by the Late Ugboajah’s family of Ariam Usaka Oboro clan in Ikwuano Local Government Area of the State.
DAILY POST recalls that the late Hon Kelvin Ugboajah, was a lawyer, and had served twice as Abia State Commissioner of Works, and Lands during the administration of former Governor Orji Uzor Kalu.
The Late Kelvin Ugboajah was a former Executive Chairman of Ikwuano Local Government Area of the State, and also ran for the House of Representatives seat for Ikwuano/Umuahia federal Constituency seat under the All Progressive Congress, during the 2019 general election.
Until his sudden demise, he also doubled as a member of the Board, Obafemi Awolowo Federal Teaching Hospital, Osun State.
Meanwhile, reacting to the unfortunate death, the Action Democratic Party House of Representatives Candidate for Ikwuano/ Umuahia federal constituency seat of Abia State for the 2023 general election, Chief Paul Meregini, expressed sadness.