Hon. Omawumi Beatrice Udoh, a Delta State lawmaker, is dead.
The woman was the member representing Warri South Constituency 1 in the Delta State House of Assembly.
According to Daily Post, the lawmaker died of cancer related disease in London.
The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt.Hon. Ovwigho Monday Igbuya confirmed her death.
A statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Speaker, Mr. Henry Ovie Ebireri described the death of late Udoh as a rude shock.
“She was a dogged fighter who has the interest of her constituents at heart. The Assembly would greatly miss her.
“I wish to convey to you the deepest condolence of the Delta State House of Assembly. It is really hard to believe. It is just so sad. Hon. Omawumi distinguished herself as a member of the Delta State House of Assembly. Her death is a great loss to the state. She built a bridge of hope and unity among her people. She played politics of development. She was dependable in every facet of her life”, the Speaker stated.