Breaking: Cross River Lawmaker, Ukpukpen, Slumps, Dies During Workoout

On a sad note, Mr Steven Ukpukpen, lawmaker representing Obudu constituency in Cross River State House of Assembly, is dead.

Punch reports that Ukpukpen slumped and died during an early morning workout in the state capital Calabar on Wednesday.

The tragic incident reportedly happened around 7am along Moore Road in Calabar.

It is understood that the lawmaker was rushed to a nearby Navy Clinic, but medical officials on duty said he was in a critical condition and therefore directed that he should be transferred to another hospital.

He was later confirmed dead by medical officials in a private hospital where he was eventually taken to.

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