The father of Delta Decides coordinator, Mr. Darlington Okonma is dead.
Late Jonny Okonma died on Friday at University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) after a brief illness.
He died at the age of 70 years.
Delta Decides Board of Trustees Chairman, Comr. Egbonimali Shedrack, in a press statement issued on Saturday, announced the death.
According to the statement, Pa Jonny Okonma died in UBTH after a brief illness.
Comr. Egbonimali, who lamented over the demise, commiserated with family and relatives of Pa Jonny.
He particularly sympathised with Mr. Darlington on the loss of a great father, whom he described as a man of integrity and peace.
He prayed for the peaceful repose of the soul of the deceased, saying that he died at a time the state relied on his useful advice and wealth of experience.
Burial arrangements to be announced by the Okonma family.