The chairman, Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Mr Emmanuel Lewel is dead.
A source told DAILY POST that Lewel, who spent three months in office as the chairman of the council, died on Thursday at a private hospital in Abuja.
The source explained that Emmanuel Lewel, shortly after a meeting at the council secretariat, slumped.
Mr Samuel Tsebe, a member of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, confirmed the death of the Council chairman.
According to Samuel Tsebe, “I lost my elder brother (Hon Emmanuel Joseph Leweh, Executive Chairman of Akwanga LGA) to the cold hands of death this evening after a brief illness.”