A Nigerian man named Victor Asuquo Akpan slumped and died on December 7 while participating in the Nigerian Army screening exercise, Ibawa, Akwa-Ibom State, IgbereTV reports.
Friends who mourned him referred to him as a peacemaker.
Edet James wrote on Facebook:
“ANNOUNCEMENT! ANNOUNCEMENT!! ANNOUNCEMENT!!!
With a broken heart, regret, pain an tears in our eyes but with total summition to the will of God.
On behalf of the family of late bro. Victor Asuquo Akpan , who slumped and died on 7th December, 2020 during the Nigerian Army screening at Ibawa.
We announce to the general public that his lifeless body will leave Oku Iboku tomorrow Thursday 10th December, 2020 to his home town Ikot Uso Akpan Itam, Itu LGA, Akwa Ibom State for the funeral service as will be conducted by The Presbyterian Church of Nigeria, Mbiokporo Parish by 9AM.
Funeral service venue: The PCN Ikot Uso Akpan congregation
Friends, PYPAN members, Boy’s Brigade members, choir members and well wishers are all invited. Thanks
Rest in Peace comrade Victor Akpan till we met in that glorious morning.”
He was laid to rest on Thursday, Dec 10, in Akwa Ibom state.