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JUST IN: DTHA Majority Leader, Tim Owhefere Is Dead

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Majority Leader, Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Tim Owhefere

The Majority Leader, Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Tim Owhefere is dead.

He died late night of Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at the Federal Medical Center, Asaba.

Hon Owhefere, a Fourth term lawmaker, was until his death, the member representing Isoko North Constituency at the State Assembly and a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

It has been reported that the lawmaker had been indisposed recently of which it was alleged to be of the dreaded Coronavirus Disease, COVID-19.

No official statement has confirmed the death, however, an early morning Facebook post by his media assistant, Mr Palmer Nathaniel Ogheneyole suggests it.

The post reads,” …..and again you trended today. This is certainly not the last that may be heard of you. You left behind a book we will always consult.”

“Before us you stood gigantically tall. And in your absence your memories will forever luminate. Your death marks the end of an era. Your death opens a new chapter.“

“You were a good man in every sense of the word. May St. Christopher whom you served in his knighthood join in the heavenly choir to receive your soul. Bye bye, Boss.”

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Although details of his death remains sketchy at press time, sources in the State Assembly says it may be Covid-19 related.

The source disclosed that the lawmaker was in critical condition yesterday.

According to the source, “the lawmaker was moved from American Hospital Asaba were he was originally admitted to the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba.”

“He has been breathing with the aid of a ventilator.” The source said.

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