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Ex-Delta deputy gov, Amos Utuama’s wife is dead



Ex-Delta deputy gov, Amos Utuama's wife is dead

Mrs Tuwere Nelly Utuama, wife of a former deputy governor of Delta State, Prof Amos Utuama SAN, is dead.

The 65-year-old reportedly died after a brief illness.

Husband of the deceased, Prof Utuama, was the deputy governor to former Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan between 2007 to 2015.

The Special Adviser to the Governor of Delta State, Hon Ebikeme Clark, disclosed the passing of Mrs Utuama in a statement, on Thursday.

“The families of Prof Amos Agbe Utuama, SAN, of Otu-Jeremi, Pa Ojigho of Otokutu, Chief Ikporoko Oro of Ejekota and Chief Edwin Clark of Kiagbodo, all in Delta State, regret to announce the passing on of their daughter, sister, cousin, mother and grandmother, Dr Mrs Tuwere Nelly Utuama, after a brief illness, at the age of 65 years.

“The news of the passing was made known by her children, Dr Ovie Andrew Utuama and Barr Mrs Oghenefejiro Barbara Smooth.

“Burial arrangements will be announced later by the family,” the statement noted.