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The death has been announced of Hon. Stephen Atongo Akweh, the immediate younger brother to the Deputy Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Taraba State, Iliya Bekyu Akweh.

Hon. Stephen Akweh died on 15th October 2017 in an auto crash along Baissa Eneme Along road on his way to his hometown Batu Amanda.

Hon. Stephen Akweh had a head on collusion on his motorbike with another bike from the opposite direction, and was rushed to the College Hospital Baissa, as a result of the serious injuries sustained from the accident but died in a short while as the doctors could not manage the care.

Until his death, Hon. Stephen Akweh was among the newly appointed special adviser in Kurmi Local Government Area, representing Akwento/Boko Ward, awaiting inauguration.

He is survived by his elder brother Iliya Bekyu Akweh and two sons.

His corpse will be conveyed tomorrow to his hometown Batu Amanda for burial.

Hon. Stephen Atongo Akweh was born on the 20th November 1974 and died on the 15th October 2017.