Mother of 3 slumps, dies during Delta Elders’ Walk-to-Health


ASABA—A single mother of three children, Monday, slumped and died during the Delta State Governor Annual Elders’ Tournament Walk, with the theme Walk to Health.


The woman, Vanguard gathered, slumped around Total petrol station by traffic light less than two kilometers into the walk which commenced at Abraka Junction in Asaba through Dennis Osadebay Way, Nnebisi Road, Anwai road through to Government House, Asaba.

It was a 10 kilometre walk that was strictly for Deltans aged 55 and 70 years without gender discrimination.

The deceased, who was identified as Lovett Ighorodhe, was a teacher at the Asagba Secondary school, Asaba.

A source in the school, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the woman was hale and hearty when she left for the walk, adding that she was a native of Aboh in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of the state and in her 50s.

The corpse was said to have been deposited at the morgue of the Federal Medical Centre, FMC.

Wondering how her children…

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