Takeme Expresses Shock Over Kenneth Ogba’s Death

By Binebai Princewill 

Chairman Delta South Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Dr. Julius Takeme has expressed shock over the demise of Hon. Kenneth Ogba, member representing Isoko South in the Delta State House of Assembly.

Hon. Julius Takeme issued the condolence message to newsmen in Warri earlier today via a statement he personally signed, a copy of which was sent to The Liberator Newspapers Worldwide. 

Speaking further, Takeme said he is sad to hear news of the demise of Hon. Ogba, describing him as a fine gentleman, experienced lawmaker and a great party man that contributed towards the growth and development of the PDP in Delta South and beyond. 

Dr. Takeme stressed that the people of Isoko North, His family, Delta State House of Assembly, the entire state and the PDP in Delta South will miss him, adding that he was a great man. 

The Delta South PDP boss had prayed to the Lord Almighty to give the immediate family of the deceased the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss. 

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It would be recalled that the member representing Isoko South Constituency 1 in the Delta State House of Assembly, Mr. Kenneth Ogba  died at about 7 pm, Sunday at the age of 54 

The circumstances which led to his sudden death was still hazy as at press time, but The Liberator gathered that the deceased Lawmaker attended a Church thanksgiving service yesterday at Christ Deliverance Ministry, Irri, Isoko South Local Government Area of the State. 

The Liberator Newspapers Worldwide however, gathered that Mr. Kenneth Ogba was suffering from High Blood pressure, adding that he was discussing with friends at a popular hotel in Oleh (names withheld) when he suddenly slumped.

A close family source who spoke to Our Correspondent, said he died before he could get medical attention at the Mary Martha Hospital, Oleh, where he was rushed to. 

The source who pleaded anonymity said the corpse has been deposited in a mortuary in Oleh, lamenting that the wife Mrs. Elizabeth Ogba, has been hospitalised due to shock of her husband’s death. 

The late Mr. Kenneth Ogba who hails from Oleh, headquarters of the Local Government Area, is the first son of his aged father, Chief Lucky Ogba.

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