Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, a former member of the House of Representatives and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has tragically passed away while watching the AFCON semi-finals match between Nigeria and South Africa.
Ojougboh, who represented the Ika Federal Constituency of Delta State, reportedly suffered a massive heart attack and slumped during the match, ultimately leading to his untimely demise.
According to reports, the fatal incident occurred when a penalty was awarded against Nigeria, and South Africa subsequently scored. Ojougboh’s unexpected death has left a profound impact on his community and the political landscape.
The President General of the Agbor Community Union confirmed Ojougboh’s passing, expressing condolences and highlighting his significant role in Nigerian politics. Ojougboh was regarded as a fearless and influential politician both locally and nationally.
Political figures including President Bola Tinubu and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar have mourned Ojougboh’s death, acknowledging his dedication to Nigeria and his contributions to the country’s political sphere.
As friends, associates, and the nation at large mourn the loss of Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, his legacy of patriotism and commitment to Nigeria will be remembered with reverence and respect. May his soul rest in peace.