Sir Arthur Okowa, the father of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa is dead.
He was aged 88.
Reports said he died today at the Federal Medical Centre in Asaba.
The cause of death has not been confirmed.
Sir Arthur Okorie Uzoma Okowa, a retired teacher, was born in August 1932 in Owa Alero, Ika North East Local Government Area of the state.
He was once a Headmaster, Chief Inspector of Education,CIE, in Ika Division Council before it was split into two local government areas of Ika North East and Ika South.
He was a respected community Leader and Chief in Owa-Alero in Owa kingdom.
He bore the title, the Okpara-Uku of Owa-Alero in Owa kingdom.