Ayade’s aide slumps, dies

The Special Adviser to Governor Ben Ayade on Biodiversity, Edet Okon Asim, is dead.

He allegedly slumped and died in his car at Eta Agbor in Calabar on Tuesday evening.

Family sources said he was asthmatic, though the cause of the death of the former Commissioner for Information could not be immediately ascertained.

His remains have been deposited in the morgue.

Asim was also former chairman of Calabar Municipal Council.