Umuahia - The Treasurer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State, Steve Omoga is dead.
Late Omoga according to NewsDay reportedly slumped after playing lawn tennis at the Umuahia Sports Club on Wednesday evening.
Omeoga, who appeared hale and hearty, had ordered about two cartons of beer for members present at the club, shortly before his death.
It was gathered that after playing the game successfully, Omeoga who did not appear exhausted, sat on the court.
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Members initially thought he was relaxing, only to observe that he had slumped and was gradually losing consciousness.
Efforts were made by club members to resuscitate him, before rushing him to the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia where the doctors battled fruitlessly to save his life.
He died while receiving treatment at the hospital.
- News 24