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LGA Chairman In Rivers Dies Of COVID-19

The chairman of Asari-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State, Mr Odiari Princewill, has passed on.

Sources within the local government area say that the ex-chairman died from a suspected coronavirus on Wednesday night.

The state chapter of the Association of Local Government Of Nigeria (ALGON) has confirmed the news.

The ex-chair was reportedly buried at Port Harcourt cemetery yesterday under the strict supervision of COVID-19 task force.

The immediate past chairman of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, Mr Felix Obuah, has expressed shock on the sad passage of Mr Princewill.

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