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Ex-NUPENG Sec-Gen, Frank Kokori Dies


Ex-NUPENG Sec-Gen, Frank Kokori Dies

Frank Kokori, a former Secretary-General of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), is dead.

Thelagostimes gathered that Kokori died on Thursday in a hospital in Warri, Delta State. He reportedly died on the same day he was supposed to mark his 80th birthday,

His death was disclosed by his Personal Assistant, Atawada Oke, who revealed that the veteran labour leader’s health took a downturn on Monday, rendering him unable to engage with those around him. He was placed on life support during this critical period.

It was gathered that Kokori made a distress call from his hospital bed on November 9, 2023, expressing his sense of neglect and abandonment despite his significant contributions to the democratic growth of the nation.

Dailypost reports that Kokori played a significant role in the struggle against the annulment of the June 12, 1993, presidential election.

He reportedly mobilised workers against the annulment of the election and the military junta.

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