By Tony Akowe, Abuja
The lawmaker representing Egor/Ikpoba Okha Federal Constituency in Edo State at the House of Representatives, Jude Ise-Idehen, is dead.
The reportedly died on Friday morning from an undisclosed ailment.
Spokesman of the House, Rep. Benjamin Kalu confirmed the death of the lawmaker but said the course of death was yet unknown to the House.
Kalu said he was still speaking with the Leadership of the House and may issue an official statement later.
The late lawmaker served as a member of the Edo state House of Assembly before being elected to the House of Representatives on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Idehen, 52 who is one of the members of the House that won the party ticket to contest the 2023 general election is believed to have been battling an undisclosed ailment.
He was born into the family of Sir George OtutuIse-Idehen (KSM, KSS, JP) and Lady Clara EnoyozeIse-Idehen on the 7th of June, 1969. He attended Emotan Primary School, Benin City and then Immaculate Conception College (I.C.C.). After a brief stint at ICC, he proceeded to the newly opened University of Benin Demonstration Secondary School (UDSS), Benin City as one of the pioneer students.