Arthur Okorie Okowa, father of Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, is dead.
It was gathered that Authur Okorie Okowa, died in the early hours of Thursday at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba, following suspected COVID-19 complications. He was aged 89
The octogenarian from Owa-Alero, Ika North East Local Government Area of the state, was the Okpara-Uku of Owa-Alero.
Our correspondent gathered that the corpse of the governor’s father has since been deposited in the mortuary.
A source from Government house confirmed the death of the governor’s father, saying, “His death as we are hearing it was as a result of the killer COVID-19 virus. He also had high blood pressure and everything got worse as the COVID-19 infection complicated the whole thing.”