Tragic news struck during the Nigeria vs South Africa African Cup of Nations (AFCON) semi-final match as former member of the House of Representatives, Cairo Ojougboh, collapsed and passed away. Representing the Ika federal constituency of Delta State, Ojougboh’s sudden demise shocked many.
The unfortunate incident occurred when a penalty was awarded against Nigeria. Ojougboh reportedly slumped as soon as the penalty was announced, and South Africa scored the equalizer. The former executive director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) could not be revived and passed away on the spot.
Ojougboh’s death has left a void in the political landscape, as he was a prominent figure in the All Progressives Congress (APC) party. His contributions to the development of Delta State and his constituency will be remembered.
As news of Ojougboh’s passing spreads, tributes and condolences pour in from across the nation. The impact he made during his time in office and his dedication to public service will not be forgotten.
May Cairo Ojougboh rest in peace, and may his loved ones find solace in this difficult time.
This article was updated 3 weeks ago