The Chairman of the Akwanga Local Government Area in Nasarawa State, Emmanuel Leweh, is dead.

According to sources, the late Leweh was admitted after he slumped on Monday, in his office at the council secretariat, Akwanga.

Leweh, who is barely three months in office, was confirmed dead today (Thursday) at a private hospital in Abuja where he has been receiving medical attention since he slumped.

In a condolence message to mourn the late chairman Thursday night, a member of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Samuel Tsebe, announced his passing to members of the Assembly.

He said, “I lost my elder brother, Hon Emmanuel Joseph Leweh, the executive Chairman of Akwanga LGA to the cold hand of Death this evening after a brief illness.”