Benue State Commissioner of Health Emmanuel Ikwulono has died.
This was confirmed by a government house source who has refused to be identified.
However, the source said that the new commissioner who was recently sworn in on the 5th of August had suffered from a brief illness until his death.
Governor, Samuel Ortom during his swearing in, described Mr. Ikwulono as a good choice for the health ministry.
He added that his appointment was based on merit and competence.