A top chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former member of the House of Representatives, who represented Ika federal constituency of Delta State, Dr Cairo Ojougboh, is dead.
The Herald gathered Cairo Ojougboh died on Wednesday night while watching the AFCON 2023 semi-final match between Nigeria and South Africa.
“As soon as a penalty kick was awarded against Nigeria during the AFCON match with South Africa on Wednesday’s semi-final clash in Bouake, Ivory Coast, he slumped”,a family source said.
Recall that the semi-final tie ended 1-1 after extra time, with the Super Eagles winning on penalties, which led to massive celebration online and offline.
Cairo Ojougboh, a medical Doctor turned politician, was born on September 8, 1959, in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State.
He was the Presidential Spokesman for APC, Presidential Campaign Council Delta State.
He was also APC Gubernatorial Aspirant in 2019, Delta State.
Ojougboh also acted as the Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from September 2016 to August 2017, before he joined APC on September 16, 2017