Nasarawa LG chairman slumps, dies in hospital

Emmanuel Leweh, Chairman of Akwanga Local Government Council in Nasarawa State, is dead.

According to Daily Trust, the deceased had a meeting with his council members at the council secretariat in Akwanga local government area of the state on Monday.

The deceased reportdly slumped at the venue hortly after the meeting.

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Leweh, who had just spent three months in office, was said to have died at a private hospital in Abuja on Thursday.

A member of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Mr Samuel Tsebe, confirmed the death.

“I lost my elder brother Emmanuel Leweh to the cold hands of death this evening after a brief illness,” he said.

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