Keneibi Okoko, a former governorship candidate in Bayelsa State, has died at a private hospital in Lagos State following a failed liposuction surgery.

The surgery, according to experts was to remove the excess fat that lingers in the thighs, hips, stomach or other parts of the body and ensure that the body contouring procedure can help adults at a stable, healthy weight to achieve smooth, toned contours and enjoy long-lasting results.

The death certificate, which was issued by the Amethyst Health Care and Diagnostic centre Limited, located on Lekki Phase 4 in Lagos, where he was confirmed dead before he was deposited in the morgue, showed that he was brought over issues of localized fat in the abdomen and breasts.

The report signed by one Benedict Olusola on behalf of the diagnostic centre, stated that “he died on Wednesday 14th of April and cause of death was primarily hypoxia and secondarily, Cardiac arrest.

Keneibi Okoko’s death came few days after he made a donation to his kinsmen on the 10th of April at Obunagha community in Yenagoa Local Government council as means of alleviating the suffering experienced during the Covid-19 pandemic.

late Keneibi was the son of Professor Kimse Okoko, former President of Ijaw National Congress,INC and a retired Lecturer  in the Department of Political Science at the University of Port Harcourt,Rivers state .