The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) family in Enugu State has been thrown into mourning following the death of the immediate past Chairman of Nsukka Local Government Area, who doubled as the Transition Committee Chairman of the Council, Dr. Ejike Asadu is dead.
He died Sunday night after a brief illness in his house at Onuiyi Haven, Nsukka.
He has been sick for a while, family sources told The Street Reporters Newspaper Correspondent at Nsukka.
According to a family source, he had gone to Abuja to conduct some medical tests as recommended by his Doctor at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Enugu from where he came back two days ago.
The source also disclosed that he was to go to UNTH to see the Doctor for treatment to commence on his health today, Monday.
The source further disclosed that crisis started in the night of Sunday (22/4/2018) and the breath was going up and not coming down before the family rushed him to a hospital where he later died.
Dr. Asadu, who until his death double as a staff of Post Primary Schools Management Board (PPSMB), and the Secretary of Local Government Education Authority, Nsukka Central, had his first and second Degrees at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN).
He graduated as a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) from the University in Educational Administration and Planning.
According to Dr Anthony Agu, his brother in-law. “I have not slept since yesterday night. It is terrible.
“The tests he went to Abuja to conduct were the tests his Doctor at UNTH recommended for him. He came back 2 days ago. He was to take the tests to UNTH today, to the Doctor, to commence treatment on him.
“The Doctor has been calling since this morning and requesting that he should come so that he (the Doctor) can treat him and go for his lectures.
“But I told him that he (Dr. Asadu) is no more”, he narrated.
The driver told The Street Reporters Newspaper, “I was the person who took him to Abuja for the tests. I have come this morning to take him to Enugu to give his Doctor the tests as we agreed.
“That is why I came this morning only to meet this type of situation”, he lamented.
Barrister Felix Asadu, his immediate younger brother told our correspondent that, “He made all necessary effort to survive the illness but God has decided and as Christians we thank God. However, it is dark in the day”.