A former South-South youth leader of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Honourable Francis Izuagie, is dead.
The PDP chieftain popularly known as Franco, reportedly died on Saturday after a brief illness.
According to a Facebook post by one Usman Kayanta Aduku, Izuagie, who had joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) recently returned to the PDP.
He said : “A Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Ward 12, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo state,Hon Francis Izuagie, aka Franco is dead.
” Hon Izuagie died early this morning, Saturday, June 11,2022 at The Mission Hospital, Jattu Uzairue, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo state, South South Nigeria after a brief illness.
” The former South South Youth Leader of the PDP, recently defected back to the PDP last Sunday,June,5,2022 in his county home of Afashio Uzairue, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo state, South, Nigeria.
” Your sincerely was at his Iyoku quarters, Afashio Uzairue home on Monday,June 6,2022 when he spoke on his returned back to his former party.The story titled’ I HAVE RETURNED HOME’
” The body of the deceased has been deposited at the Santa Maria Hospital Mortuary, Uzairue., Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo state, South South, Nigeria.
” May his soul rest in peace.”