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Wike’s Strongman, Asari Toru LGA Chair Dies of ‘Undisclosed Illness’

The Chairman of Asari Toru Local Government Area, Rivers State, Odiari Princewill, known as a strong loyalist of the state Governor, Nyesom Wike, is dead.

It was gathered that the council boss breathed his last on Wednesday at about 10pm and was buried on Thursday morning at the Port Harcourt cemetery.

Though some sources claimed that the chairman succumbed to complications arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, others dismissed the claims saying Princewill was sick for some days and was receiving treatment at an undisclosed facility before his death.

His death was said to have shocked residents of the council, who described him as a true loyalist of Wike and recalled his tireless efforts to develop the council.

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