The Enugu state government has announced the passing on of Uwakwe Abugu, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.
A statement by the Commissioner for Information, Ogbuagu Anikwe, said Mr. Abugu passed away on Monday in a hospital in India after a protracted illness.
“The State Governor, lfeanyi Ugwuanyi today visited late Abugu’s Enugu residence to condole with the family,” the commissioner added.
Mr Abugu was appointed chief press secretary in June 2015.
Before his appointment, he was the South-east bureau chief of New Telegraph newspaper.