Anthony Ukpo is Dead
A former Military Governor of Rivers State, Brigadier- General Anthony Ukpo, is Dead.
According to a family source, Ukpo died at his Asi Ukpo Calabar Hospital, early Monday morning.
He died after a brief illness at the of 74.
Born July 16, 1947, The late General was Minister of Information and Culture, and then Governor of Rivers State, from August 1986 until July 1988, during the military administration of General Ibrahim Babangida.
Ukpo was born in Okpoma, Yala, in Northern Cross River State. He joined the Nigerian Army and rose through the rank to become a Brigadier General before retiring.