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Elder statesman chief Korori dies



By Hannah Nathan, Warri

An elder statesman in Delta State and former NUPENG Secretary General, Chief Frank Ovie Kokori, is dead.

Congress gathered that he died at Mount Horeb Hospital in Warri, Delta State, in the early hours of Thursday, 7th December, 2023.

Source said he died at the age of 80years, after strugling with kidney disease and prompt medical attention.

However, his demise was confirmed by Management of Horeb Hospital, and the Personal Assistant to the late elder statesman on Thursday.

According to the report, Chief Kokori hailed from Ovu in Agbon Kingdom, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State.

The report added, “Okokori shall be remembered for union activism, and his enviable roles in the struggle for the actualization of June 12 Presidential election, believed to have been won by late Chief M.K.O Abiola”.

Recall, His Excellency, the Governor of Delta State, Rt Hon (Elder) Sheriff F.O. Oborevwori, was at Mount Horeb hospital to see Chief Kokori, wherein he took care of the entire hospital bills to guarantee maximum healthcare and treatment for the departed unionist and politician of high repute”.

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