Governor Godswill Akpabio of
, today failed to control his
emotions as he shed tears over the passage of his former Youth and Sports Commissioner,
Oyong Asuquo. The governor who paid a condolence visit to the family of the
deceased, wasn’t himself and was guided by his security aides as he saw the
body of Oyong lie lifeless at his Ewet Housing residence. Akwa Ibom State
Pastor Oyong Asuquo who was until the dissolution of the state executive council by Gov. Akpabio the Commissioner for Youth and Sports died this morning in an auto crash while on his way on his way back from Oron.
Connoisseur.com gathered that Oyong went to attend a crucial political meeting at Oron ahead today’s PDP LG Chairmanship nomination but on his way back to Uyo at about 4am, his car (which he reportedly drove alone) hit a culvert along Uyo-Oron Road (Airport road) and died on the spot as a result of injuries from the accident.
A visit by Connoisseur.com to Oyong’s residence this morning saw Mr. Umanah Okon Umanah (SSG), Nsima Ekere (Deputy Gov), Don Etim (Commissioner for Works) and other top government functionaries who thronged there alongside the governor in sad mood.
Connoisseur.com had spotted his aides buy some edibles atPastor Oyong had been the Local Government Council Chairman of Oron, Commissioner for Rural Development and until this week Wednesday, the Commissioner for Youth & Sports.
Nyong Essien Street
on Good Friday. We learnt on good authority that the edibles were to be used
for his reception by his kinsmen. A reception was to be done in his honour
alongside the Minister for Science and Technology Prof Ita Ewa on Sunday.
May his soul Rest in Peace!!!