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Niger Delta activist Tony Uranta is dead

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Niger Delta activist Tony Uranta is dead

United Niger Delta Vitality Improvement Safety Technique (UNDEDSS) Government Secretary, Tony Uranta, is lifeless.

 

The activist, who was Government Secretary of the Pan-Niger Delta Discussion board (PANDEF), died Wednesday afternoon, November 24, after a protracted sickness. He was aged 57. 

 

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On-Air Character Jimi Disu and actress Regina Askia, confirmed Uranta’s demise on Fb.

 

A press release by his household learn: “We announce the passage of Tony Uranta (TIU) at 1:32pm this afternoon,” 

 

“Tony has gone residence to relaxation, after an extended medical battle. He fought an excellent battle whereas right here, however we consider God wants him now, to proceed from the opposite aspect, and to maybe conquer on his robust consider on Justice, Fairness, Peace and Unity for Nigeria. Burial will probably be introduced by household.” 

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In the meantime, Prof. Pat Utomi, Olisa Agbakoba, Olawale Okunniyi and others beneath the Professional Nationwide Convention Organisations and Nigeria Intervention Motion, on behalf of the Nigerian Civil Society Motion issued an announcement relating to his demise.

 

“Tony Uranta numerous contributions in the direction of the advocacy for constitutional restructuring of Nigeria amidst stiff resistance from those that profit from the jaundice and corruptive political construction of Nigeria,” the assertion learn.

 

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Within the joint assertion signed by the Director-Basic of the NIM and spokesperson of PRONACO, Sir Olawale Okunniyi, the group recalled his contributions to nationwide conferences.

 

“Uranta served because the Government Secretary of the Nationwide Summit Group, NSG and UNDESS in the direction of the facilitation of the 2014 Nationwide Confab, after he had earlier performed some supportive position in mobilising Nigerians for the Folks’s Nationwide Convention hosted by PRONACO between 2005 and 2006 beneath the Management of Chief Tony Enahoro and Prof Wole Soyinka.

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Leaders of Nigerian Civil Society Motion, Okunniyi stated are dedicated to immortalizing the legacies of Tony Uranta, praying for the repose of his soul and fortitude and luxury for his beloved spouse, Baarong and baby, Amy, the assertion learn.

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