Mr Tolu Amatu, the chairman of the Bayelsa State Environmental Sanitation Authority, has died.
Amatu was mentioned to have collapsed on Saturday evening in his residence on the Baybrdge Highway within the Kpansia space of Yenagoa, the state capital, and was rushed to a clinic the place he was confirmed lifeless.
He was a former chairman of the Ekeremor Native Authorities Space in the course of the rapid previous administration of Governor Seriake Dickson.
Amatu was additionally an aspirant for the Sagbama/Ekeremor Federal Constituency seat within the Home of Representatives on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Get together for the forthcoming 2023 basic election.
The late environmental sanitation authority boss was amongst different politicians who resigned their appointments to contest the ruling PDP’s primaries and had been later restored by the state Governor, Douye Diri, following their defeats.
A detailed household supply mentioned he complained of pains in his legs on Friday and took some treatment at dwelling.
Amatu, the supply added, additionally complained of waist ache, abdomen ache and constipation on Saturday, and later left the home to pay his resort’s staff’ salaries.
He, nonetheless, collapsed in his residence and was taken to a clinic alongside the Saptex Highway in Yenizue-Epie suburb of the state capital the place he was confirmed lifeless later within the evening.
The supply mentioned, “He complained of leg pains and took treatment. Then yesterday (Saturday), he mentioned he had waist pains and that he had not gone to bathroom. He was informed to take oranges and others, which he did.
“He was then told to rest, but later he went to the hotel to pay his staff around 5pm. When he returned (home), he went upstairs and collapsed. Sadly, he died before getting to the clinic where he was rushed to. His death came as a shock.”
Amatu’s corpse is alleged to be deposited on the Federal Medical Centre mortuary.
The state authorities was but to subject an announcement on the passing away of the state environmental sanitation authority chairman as of the time of submitting this report.