Former Bayelsa guber aspirant Keniebi Okoko dies in Lagos hospital
The entire Ijaw nation was thrown into mourning Wednesday, following the death of billionaire businessman, politician and philanthropist, Keniebi Okoko, in a Lagos hospital after a failed surgery.
The 43-year-old former Bayelsa Governorship aspirant died while undergoing a liposuction surgery in Lagos on April 14, 2020.
According to reports, Keniebi Okoko died in the theater room in Lagos because of power outage, as the back up generator refused to come up.
Confirming his death, former Senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial district, Ben Murray-Bruce, described him as a “star”. He also sent out condolences to all the loved ones Keniebi left behind. He wrote;
I am saddened by the news of the death of my friend and brother, Keniebi Okoko. The Ijaw Nation and indeed Nigeria has lost a star. My condolences to all the loved ones my friend, Keniebi, left behind. May his soul rest in peace.
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