The Honorable representing Awka South Constituency 1, in Anambra House of Assembly reportedly slumped in the early hours of Tuesday morning, August 23, 2022, in a hotel at Sandton City, Johannesburg, South Africa, and was confirmed dead hours later.
According to reports the lawmaker was in South Africa along with other House of Assembly members for a legislative retreat.
Okafor’s death comes barely three months after the demise of Hon. Okechukwu Okoye, is the lawmaker representing the Aguata II Constituency in the state House of Assembly. The cause of his death was yet to be ascertained