Who was Anthony Ukpo? Died At 74 & Cause of Death Obituary Revealed

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Unfortunately, our Team has just heard about the life loss of Brigadier General Anthony Ukpo. His Death news is spreading all over the internet and all social media networks. People on the internet were totally shocked and paying tribute through their social media accounts. Many big internet personalities have also pass deep condolence to the family of the deceased through social media. Be on the blog to get the complete story of Anthony Ukpo Death.

Who was Anthony Ukpo? Wikipedia

Anthony Ukpo was served as the Minister of Information and Culture and Rivers State Military Administrator respectively during General Ibrahim Babangida’s regime. He was a beautiful soul and was a true legend. People were totally shocked by his Death News. His Death was one of the worst incidents that happen today. People were totally upset and full of sorrow because of losing a legend. For many youngsters, Anthony Ukpo was an ideal. May his soul rest in heaven. Many of his true supporters paid tribute on social media, here are some:

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One Facebook user wrote

“The news of the death of Gen. Anthony Ukpo is a piece of painful news and a great loss to Yala Nation.

May his soul Rest In Peace.” 

Naija Official Twitter account posted

A former information minister during General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida’s regime and later military Administrator of Rivers State, retired Brigadier General Anthony Ukpo is dead

Anthony Ukpo

Anthony Ukpo Death

Ex-Rivers Military Administrator, Anthony Ukpo’s death was confirmed via social media posts. As the sources disclose, Brigadier General Anthony Ukpo, died at a private hospital in Calabar in the early hours of Monday at the age of  74.

Constitutional lawyer, Leonard Anyogu, who is the Secretary of the Ogoja State Creation Committee which was chaired by Ukpo, confirmed his death.
Anyogu disclosed that Ukpo died in an hospita after lingering sickness.
“I can confirm that the former Milad died this morning. He died in a hospital this morning. It is very sad. Cross River State has lost an asset”, he said.
Born 16th July 1947, in Okpoma, Yala, in Northern Cross River State, the late General was Minister of Information and Culture, and then Governor of Rivers State, from August 1986 until July 1988, during the military administration of General Ibrahim Babangida.

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One Supporter Said

“Former Military Governor of Rivers State, Brig. Gen. Anthony Ukpo, is Dead.

According to a family source the late General died at the age of 74 in the early hour of Monday in Calabar after a brief illness.
Born July 16, 1947, the late General was Minister of Information and Culture, and then Governor of Rivers State, from August 1986 until July 1988 during the military administration of General Ibrahim Babangida.
Ukpo was born in Okpoma, Yala, in Northern Cross River State, on joining the Army, he rose through the rank to become a Brigadier General before his retirement.
A stunt Catholic died in his private hospital in Calabar early Monday due to an undisclosed ailment.
May His Soul Rest In Peace !”

The remaining information like obituary Cause of Death, age will update soon on this blog. 


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