Nsukka LG boss dies 6 months after youths protest against him with coffin

Patrick Omeje, the Chairman of Nsukka Local Government in Enugu State, is dead.

According to reports from the south-east state, Omeje passed away in the early hours of Tuesday after a brief illness.

Omeje was one of three former LG chairmen re-elected on March 1, 2020, though he faced heavy opposition during his return bid.

In January, several youths protested against Omeje and walked around the streets of Nsukka with a mock coffin.

They accused him of poor performance during his first term and advised Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi not to consider him for re-election.

He however got re-elected, and only served a couple months before his passing.

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