Simeon Nwakaudu, the spokesman for the governor of Rivers state Nyesom Wike, has died.
It was gathered that Nwakaudu died on Sunday afternoon at the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital (RSUTH) where he was being treated for an undisclosed ailment.
He was until his death Wike’s special assistant on electronic media.
In a condolence message, Paulinus Nsirim, the state commissioner of information, quoted the governor as describing Nwakaudu as “loyal and dedicated professional”.
“Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has expressed shock over the sudden death of his Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Mr. Simeon Nwakaudu,” the statement read.