Vice chairman of the Etsako Central local government area of Edo State, Charles Eshiesimua, has slumped and died while waiting to see a doctor at the Irrua Specialist Hospital.
The sad event took place around 3.55p.m. on Friday when he went for a medical check-up at the specialist hospital.
Chairman of the council, Emmanuel Momoh, expressed sadness over the news of Eshiesimua’s death which he described as shocking.
“The death of Charles is surprising to me because we both spoke before I left for Benin. I can’t believe that Charles is dead,” Momoh said on Saturday when he paid a condolence visit to the family of the deceased.
He described the late vice chairman as a loyal official who was committed to the development of the council.