Former acting governor of Delta State dies

Former acting Governor of Delta State, Sam Obi is dead.

He is reported to have died in early hours of today in Asaba, the state capital.

The late lawmaker represented the Ika North East State Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly for three terms from 2003-2015.

He became Acting Governor in 2010 after the Court nullified the 2007 election of former Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan and ordered a rerun.

Sam Obi was last seen at a public function on Wednesday March 31, 2021 at the annual lecture of Maris Trust Council which was held at the Unity Hall, Government House, Asaba.

Circumstances surrounding his sudden demise is yet to be known.