Niger-Delta Activist, Tony Uranta Is Dead, Aged 57


Activist and fierce critic, Tony Uranta has died after a long battle with ill-health. He died at the age of 57.

Sources closed to the deceased said Uranta died after a serious battle with an undisclosed ailment.

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

Also, activist Wale Okunniyi confirmed Uranta’s death.

More so, a statement by his family read thus: “We announce the passage of Tony Uranta (TIU) at 1:32pm this afternoon.

“Tony has gone home to rest, after a long medical battle. He fought a good fight while here, but we believe God needs him now, to continue from the other side, and to perhaps conquer on his strong believe on Justice, Equity, Peace and Unity for Nigeria.

“Burial will be announced by the family.”

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