Simeon Nwakaudu, the Special Assistant on Electronic Media to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, has died.
A statement from Paulinus Nsirim, the state Commissioner for Information, confirmed that Simeon died today Sunday May 17 at the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital (RSUTH) where he was being treated for an undisclosed ailment.
The statement quoted the governor as describing Nwakaudu as “loyal and dedicated professional”.
Read the statement below
“Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has expressed shock over the sudden death of his Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Mr Simeon Nwakaudu.
He described late Nwakaudu as a loyal and dedicated professional who contributed immensely to the implementation of the Rivers vision.
The governor on behalf of his family, the government and good people of the state condoled with the bereaved family.
He prayed God to grant them the fortitude to bear the great loss.”