A tragic incident took place in Abia State as the Peoples Democratic Party treasurer in the state, Chief Steve Omeoga slumped and died at a popular sports club. Confirming the sad news, the state PDP Publicity Secretary, Chief Don Ubani said, “It is unfortunate, he is dead.”
According to reports, Omeoga slumped at a popular sport club, in Umuahia, the state capital, shortly after playing a lawn tennis game with a club member on Wednesday evening.
Speaking on condition of anonymity, a member of the sports club said after playing the game successfully, the man did not appear exhausted as he sat down on the court.
He said, “Initially members thought he was relaxing, only to observe with shock, that the man had slumped and was gradually losing consciousness.
“Efforts were made by club members to resuscitate him, before rushing him to the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia where the doctors battled fruitlessly to save his life. We lost him.”