Jerome Eke is dead, the former member of the House of Representatives from Rivers state has died ten days after he lost his wife, Joan.
Late Eke who represented Etche/Omuma Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives between 2015 and 2019, died last Friday, January 15, ten days after his wife passed away on January 5.
The cause of their deaths is yet to be disclosed by members of his family as at the time of filing this report.
A friend and associate, Noble Nwugha wrote on Facebook;
“It is very difficult to believe that High chief Jerome Amadi Eke (Former HRM Etche/Omuma) is gone. He was indeed a political mentor, friend,Boss, and brother who like and love caught across party line. on Wednesday last week, on my way back from the village he called me and ask ” Are you aware that I lost my wife”, I said ” Yes sir”, accept my sincere condolences and please take heart. He then went further to say ” I heard you have resigned from your party”, I said yes Chief”, “and which Political Party do you intend working for now”. Chai, this is too hard to believe. Chief was one of the Etche Political leaders who has stood and supported me not minding my Political stance. My sincere condolences to his immediate family and the good people of Ndashi Etche. I am worried with this very development.”