Retired elder statesman and former senator representing the Akwa Ibom South District during the aborted Third Republic, Chief Etang Umoyo has reported dead at age 71. READ ALSO: 2 Million People Have Now Died From COVID-19 Globally
The former lawmaker who was ill for some time, died on Saturday, February 13 as announced by his family on Monday, February 15.
Sen Etang Umoyo was a foundation member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) before he defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2017. He later returned to the PDP in 2018, claiming he was doing so in order to help Governor Udom Emmanuel win a second term.
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