Former Deputy Governor of Delta State, Prof. Amos Utama has just lost his wife, Mrs Tuwere Nelly Utuama.
Sahara reports that Mrs. Utama died after a brief illness sometime last week, but the news of her demise was with-held from the general public and Prof. Utama, due his already deteriorating health condition.
The death of the wife of the immidiate past deputy governor was confirmed in a statement signed by Ebikeme Clark, Special Adviser to Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor od Delta State.
The Statement read:
The families of His Excellency, Prof. Amos Agbe Utuama, SAN, of Otu-Jeremi, Pa Ojigho of Otokutu, Chief Ikporoko Oro of Ejekota and Chief E. K. Clark of Kiagbodo, all in Delta State, regret to announce the passing on of their daughter, sister, cousin, mother and grandmother, Her Excellency, Dr. Mrs. Tuwere Nelly Utuama, after a brief illness, at the age of 65 years.
The news of the passing on was made known by her children, Dr. Ovie Andrew Utuama and Barr. Mrs. Oghenefejiro Barbara Smooth. Burial arrangements will be announced later by the family.
Prof. Served as Deputy Governor under the Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan led administration from 2007-2015.