A former PDP Chairman in Taraba State, Victor Bala Kona, has been confirmed dead.
POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the politician died in Abuja after a brief illness in the early hours of Sunday.
The death was confirmed through a press statement by the media aide to Governor Agbu Kefas of Taraba State, Emmanuel Bello.
He said, ”We didn’t only lose a political icon but a father and a consummate family man. Hon. Victor Bala Kona’s place in our history is one that is assured and would be respected at all times. His death came at a time his wealth of experience and knowledge would be most needed ”
”I hereby extend my heart felt condolences to his family and all of us left to mourn this disturbing and irreparable loss.”
Meanwhile, a press statement by the Public Relations Officer of the PDP in the state, Andeta’rang Irammae, said the party is saddened by the news of the former Chairman’s demise and pray God to repose his soul.
”His loss at this time of our political journey is sad and colossal as the government and party that he had assiduously worked for would have continued to benefit from his fountain of wisdom and knowledge ”
Kona was Chairman of the party from March 2012 to August 2020. He handed over to Governor Kefas as Chairman of the party before he resigned to vie for the governorship position in the state under the platform of the party and won.