Enugu state government is mourning.

Uwakwe Abugu, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi is dead.

A statement released said Abugu passed on June 4th in a hospital in India after a protracted illness.

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Abugu was appointed chief press secretary in June 2015. Before his appointment, he was the South East Bureau Chief of New Telegraph Newspaper.

He also worked with Independent Newspapers and defunct Nigerian Compass.