Raphael Ede, Enugu
The former Secretary to Enugu State Government, Mr. Martin Ilo, is dead.
Ilo served Enugu State government as SSG between 2007 to 2011, in the first tenure of Sullivan Chime’s administration.
A statement from his family, signed by Mr. Romanus Ilo, said that the former SSG died on Wednesday evening after a protracted illness.
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The statement reads: “We the Ilo family of Obinofia Ndiuno in Ezeagu LGA of Enugu State, regret to announce the death of our son, brother and husband, Mr Martin Ilo, former Secretary to Enugu State Government after a protracted illness.
“Mr Ilo passed away on the evening of Wednesday February 20, 2019 at the age 50. He is survived by his wife, children, brothers and sisters.”
Meanwhile, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), in Ezeagu Local Government Area, has condoled with the family of late Ilo.
A statement by members representing Ezeagu in the House of Assembly, Mr. Chima Obieze, said the party received with pains, the news of the demise of one of their major stakeholder, describing his death as irreplaceable.
“We regret this sad news as we jointly pray for the repose of his peaceful soul,” Obieze said.