Senator Etang Edet Umoyo, a political colossus, has yielded to death at the age 71.
A statement signed by his son, Mr. Ime ETANG Umoyo, said “With a deep sense of loss, Idong Umoyiu of Etebi Idung Assan, Esit Eket Local Government Area, announces the demise of its son, father, uncle, grand father and politician, Distinguished Senator Etang Edet Umoyo.”
The statement also said “He was aged, 71. Our father died on Saturday, February 13, 2021, at his residence in Uyo, at 11:45am.”
“He was sick for a week before he yielded to the call to higher glory.
May his soul rest in peace,” the statement concluded.