A retired Permanent Secretary and member of the Delta State Civil Service Commission, Chief Matthew Ukey, Friday died in an auto crash along the Oghara/Mosogar bridge in Ethiope-West Local Government Area.
Ukey is the father of popular Nollywood actress, Omoni Oboli,
DAILY POST reports that cause of death was a punctured tyre.
Consequently, the vehicle summersaulted several times
Contacted, the Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Zanna Mohammed Ibrahim stated that he had no instant information on the incident.
He said,"Am not in the picture of it. Let me find out and get back to you."
The Police Boss, however, recalled that an Air Force Officer also lost his life on the same bridge which he said was "becoming notorious".
Meanwhile, the deceased's daughter, Omoni Oboli, has appealed to her fans to shower prayers on her family.
The movie producer, who recently celebrated her 39th year birthday, wrote about the loss on Instagram.
"The devil is a liar, pray for me and my family," her post read in part.