Activist Tony Uranta dies after protracted battle with ill-health.

Activist and fierce critic, Tony Uranta Wednesday died after long battle with ill-health.

On-Air Personality Jimi Disu announced the death of Uranta on his Facebook page on Wednesday.

Also, activist Wale Okunniyi confirmed Uranta’s death.

In 2019, Uranta said he had been sick for over five months semi-comatose and paralyzed in First Cardiologists Clinic, Ikoyi and expressed optimism that he would walk again.

Uranta, who attended the University of Ibadan between 1972-1976 was a member of Federal Government’s Technical Committee on Niger Delta and Executive Secretary, Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF).

Uranta is survived by his wife Baarong Uranta, a sport analyst with Channels Television.

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