Special Adviser to the Cross River State Governor on Biodiversity, Edet Okon Asim is dead.

Edet who was a former information commissioner slumped and died in his car at Eta Agbor in Calabar on Tuesday evening, July 21.


Family sources said he was asthmatic but the cause of his death could not be immediately ascertained.

His remains have been deposited in the morgue.

In 2019, Edet Okon Asim was accused of raping a maid and the case is still being heard in the court.

L-R: Edet Okon Asim, the maid he was accused of raping

Until his death, Asim was a former chairman of Calabar Municipal Council.

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