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Former Anambra senator, Annie Okonkwo, dies at 63

Former Anambra senator, Annie Okonkwo, dies at 63

A former lawmaker representing Anambra Central Senatorial District, Clement Annie Okonkwo, has been reported dead.

The politician who hails from Iruebenebe village, Ojoto in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State represented Anambra Central Senatorial District from 2007 to 2011 under the Peoples Democratic Party.
He also contested the governorship seat of Anambra State on several occasions during his active days.

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A family source said he died in the United States, where he was receiving treatment for cancer.

He was said to have suffered cancer of the lungs and almost died, but recovered. In April, he relapsed and had been on life support until he passed on.