Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom State has reportedly lost his father, Pa Gabriel Emmanuel Nkanang. He died at the age of 90 on Sunday December 1.


The Akwa Ibom Governor’s aide, Aniekeme Finbarr said the burial arrangements will be announced by the family.


“Gabriel Nkanang, the eldest son of the late Nkanang, has been authorised by the family to make public the news of his death,” the statement read.

“Burial arrangements will be announced by the family,” it added.

Udom Emmanuel’s father, Ette Teacher Gabriel Emmanuel Nkenang, was a native of Awa Iman in Onna Local Government, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Ete Nkanang was an educator, a Head Master and teacher. He was one of the first in his generation to be ordained an elder in Quo Iboe Church of Nigeria.