Okpor Emeka Anthony, a former Lagos State House of Assembly aspirant, is dead.
It was learnt that Anthony who didn’t show any sign of being sick, died on Wednesday.
Anthony during the 2019 general election, contested to become a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Amuwo-Odofin Constituency 1, under the platform of Young Progressives Party (YPP).
Until his demise, he was the Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Delta State Football League Management Board and also an Assistant Coach at Delta Force Football Club, Asaba.
Demola Olarewaju, a top member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state, in Reaction to Anthony’s exit , wrote on his known Twitter handle;
“Really sad to see that @OkporEmeka is no more. I’ve been calling his number since I first saw the RIP tweets since morning. Never met ‘Coachie’ physically but we spoke once in a while on phone and he was a cool guy – unassuming, friendly and always willing to help others.”