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Imo Assembly Labour Party candidate dies

Dec 7, 2022

Chukwunonye Irouno, a Labour Party candidate for Okigwe Local Government Area of Imo State House of Assembly is dead. 


The popular master of ceremony in Owerri and a former Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs and Entertainment to a former governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, died on Monday night December 5, in his house in Owerri.


Irouno who was called up to be the official MC for Peter Obi’s rally in Owerri on Tuesday, December 6, died after he and other Labour chieftains finished inspecting Kanu Nwankwo sports stadium in Owerri, the venue for Obi’s campaign rally.


His death was confirmed by chairman of the local Organizing committee for the rally, Kingsley Onunuju. 


After Onunuju announced Irouno’s death and called for a minute silence in his honour, the crowd erupted in shouts.