Omon-Julius Onabu in Asaba
The first executive governor of Delta state, Olorogun Felix Ibru, has died. He was 80.
He was said to have died in Lagos.
A personal assistant to Mrs Cecilia Ibru, wife of Felix’s elder brother, Olorogun Michael Ibru, confirmed the demise.
The former governor was said to have been flown abroad at one time during the course of the protracted illness from which he did not eventually recover.