The international President of a foremost organization, Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio, Mr. Monday Etokakpan has been reported dead.
Accoring to a source who did not want his name mentioned, Etokakpan lost his life today Wednesday after complications set in in a neuro surgery at the Ibom Specialist Hospital.
Until his demise, Etokakpan served as Special Assistant to the Governor and was aspiring to contest to represent the people of Nsit Ibom in the House of Assembly.
It would be recalled that the Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Health,Dr Dominic Ukpong about a week ago briefed Government house correspondents on the latest development at the quaternary health center in Uyo.
The Health commissioner noted the successes of the hospital being the brain surgery(referring to Etokakpan’s case) carried out by a renowned Neurosurgeon Dr Okezie Kanu and other medical experts.
He said after a thorough investigation the patient required a neurosurgery and thanked the consultant neurosurgeon for the prompt response.
The surgeon who carried out the operation said that the patient was in a coma after adequate diagnosis surgery was required and the patient is fast recovering.
Present at the media briefing was the press secretary to the Governor Mr Ekerete Udo and Director of Information ,Comfort Umana.