Uche Mpamah, a former Commissioner for Sports in Abia State has died.
According to Daily Times, the late Mpamah died of an undisclosed illness on Saturday, September 4.
Hon Sam Onuigbo, a Member representing Ikuwano/Umuahia federal constituency of Abia state in the House of Representatives, confirmed his death in a statement, where he expressed sadness over the passing of the former Commissioner of Sports Chief Uche Mpamah.
The federal lawmaker described the demise of Late Uche Mpamah as a huge loss to the people of the state.
In his condolence message, he wrote, “I received with immense sadness this morning the news of the death of my brother, Hon Chief Uche Francis Mpamah (Ohamadike).
“There are no words that can best convey the devastation I feel in my soul at this huge loss to not only his immediate family, but to the entire people of Obuohia Obi-Ibere, Ibere Clan, Ikwuano, and indeed Abia State.
“I and my family are devastated about this loss, but we must bow to the superior will of God”.
The deceased served as Commissioner under the administration of former Governor Theodore Orji now the Senator, representing Abia central senatorial district in the National Assembly.
The late ex-Commissioner hailed from Obuohia Obi-Ibere, Ibere clan in Ikwuano Local government area in Abia central zone of the state.
Until his demise, the late Mpamma was a grassroots and consummate politician, and contested for the House of Representatives ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during its 2018 primaries for the Ikwuano/Umuahia federal constituency seat of Abia state.
He was also a one-time elected Chairman of Ikwuano Local Government Area, Chairman, Board of Broadcasting Corporation of Abia State, and a former Senior Special Adviser to the Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu.