By NewsCritic Reporters
All Progressives Congress, APC, senatorial aspirant in Umuahia/Ikwuano federal constituency, Chief KC Ugbaja is reportedly dead.
The news of his dead broke out yesterday and close family sources confirmed to NewsCritic online that Barr KC Ugboaja died after a brief illness. He had a medical condition that was linked to Diabetes.
The Ikwuano-Umuahia born politician was the Director General Uche Ogah Governorship Campaign Organisation in 2019.
Before joining the APC as foundation member in Abia, the late Chief Ugboaja had held various political positions under the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, in Abia State including Ikwuano LGA executive chairman two times, Commissioner for Works etc.
Although he opted to run for the senatorial under the platform of APC he could not contest the primaries due to ill health, it was gathered.
His death has through Ikwuano and the APC family in Abia State into mourning.
Patrick Sam posted on his Facebook wall mourning the death of Chief Ugboaja. He wrote “It was hard to believe it yesterday when the call came, one of the founding leaders of Abia APC, Barr K.C UGBOAJA is gone. I tried to write but couldn’t, We Love you but God Loves you More. May your soul rest in the bosom of the Lord.