Mr Joe Utomi, is dead reported Politics Nigeria
He slumped and died on Friday evening in Asaba before help could arrive.
Utomi was the immediate past Commissioner for Agriculture in Delta State, he hails from Ubulu-Uku in Aniocha South Local Government Area of the state, and was made a commissioner in the last lap of the first tenure of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.
Utomi was said to be instrumental of the outstanding victory of People Democratic Party (PDP) in the in Aniocha South during the 2019 general elections.
A close associate of Utomi, the President of Ubulu-Uku Development Union (UDU) said: “He was full of life. He was not sick a couple of days back when I saw him. You can imagine my shock when I was called and told about his death, I quickly told the caller it could not be true. How can this be? One minute somebody is standing and dancing with friends, the next moment he is in the mortuary,”
The last official assigement of M Utomi was a keynote he presented at the Nigeria Agropreneurs Forum (NAF) Agribusiness Summit 2019 in Asaba.