David Ejoor, a retired Major General and former military governor of the defunct Mid-Western Region, is dead.
In a statement released on Saturday, the Delta State Government confirmed his demise and condoled his family.
Ejoor, aged 87, died on Sunday evening in a Lagos hospital.
He was from Ovwor, in Olomu Kingdom, Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State.
Ejoor was the oldest Olorogun (High Chief) of the Olomu Kingdom, and first Urhobo to attain the position of Major General in the Nigerian Army.