Nigerian activist and critic, Tony Uranta has being confirmed dead at the age of 57.
Some sources revealed that the activist gave up the ghost after suffering from an undisclosed ailment.
OAP Jimi Disu confirmed Uranta’s passing on his Facebook page on Wednesday.
The deceased family released a statement announcing Uranta’s death to the general public.
It read: “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 family.”