Egwuatu Egbulefu, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State is dead.

The late Egbulefu, before his sudden death on Monday, had on Friday last week picked nomination forms of the PDP in Abuja to contest for Aba North/Aba South Federal Constituency seat in the 2019 general elections.

The real cause of his death could not be ascertained as at press time.

But a close associate of the late politician,Joseph Nwogwugwu, said the deceased passed away shortly after a meeting with his supporters in Abia Hotel on Monday.

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He said, “Yes, Egwuatu Egbulefu died on Monday afternoon after a meeting he convened at Abia hotel in Abia. He died around 2pm yesterday.”

Before his death, Hon. Egwuatu Egbulefu was former Adviser on IGR to Abia state governor.

He was also a former Secretary of party in the state.

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