Former Military Administrator of Rivers State, the Information Minister during the regime of General Ibrahim Babangida Brigadier-General Anthony Ukpo died in the hospital on Monday morning after a prolonged illness.
His death was confirmed by the Secretary of the Ogoja State Creation Committee which was chaired by Ukpo, Leonard Anyogu.
Ukpo hailed from Yala Local Government Area in Cross River State.
Anyogo said, “I can confirm that the former Milad died this morning. He died in a hospital this morning. It is very sad. Cross River State has lost an asset.”