Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has expressed shock over the sudden death of his Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Mr. Simeon Nwakaudu who hailed from Abia state.
ENUGUDAILY reported earlier that Nwakaudu suddenly took ill and was rushed to the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital (RSUTH) where he was confirmed dead by medical doctors at about 2pm on Saturday.
The cause of his death has not been made official but it could be related to cardiac arrest.
A statement by Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim said Wike
described late Nwakaudu as a loyal and dedicated professional who contributed immensely to the implementation of the The NEW Rivers Vision.
“The governor on behalf of his family, the government and good people of the State condoled with the bereaved family.
He prayed God to grant them the fortitude to bear the great loss”.
“Late Nwakaudu died today at the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital (RSUTH) after a brief illness”.