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.
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.