Hon. Emmanuel Leweh, Chairman of the Akwanga Council in Nasarawa State, is dead


Hon. Emmanuel Leweh, Chairman of the Akwanga Local Government Council in Nasarawa State, has died.

According to family sources, he was admitted after collapsing in his office at the council Secretariat in Akwanga on Monday, January 10th, 2022.

The chairman was said to have slumped shortly after promising to work with the council’s senior staff for the development of the local government.

Leweh, who had only been in office for three months, died while receiving treatment at a private hospital in Abuja.
Governor Abdullahi Sule and his deputy, Dr. Emmanuel Akabe, visited him at the hospital in Abuja and confirmed his death.

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He was sworn in as president in October 2021 for a three-year term and had yet to assemble his cabinet.

The incident was confirmed by Nasarawa Assemblymember for Akwanga South, who is the younger brother of the late chairman, Samuel Tsebe.

“After a brief illness, I lost my elder brother (Hon Emmanuel Joseph Leweh, Executive Chairman of Akwanga LGA) to Death’s cold hand this evening.”



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