IMO State Govt confirms death of Ohanaeze PG George Obiozor

  • Imo State Government Obituary Announcement

  • Prof Obiozor, Ohanaeze PG, Dies At 80

The IMO State Government has confirm the death of Prof George Obiozor President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, worldwide.

In a press released to newsmen on Thursday, IMO State Governor Hope Uzodinma made it clear that the PG passed on recently after a brief illness, he was age 80. 

"On behalf of the Government and people of Imo State, I, Senator Hope Uzodimma, the Executive Governor of Imo State, sorrowfuly announce the passage of a great Son of Imo State and Nigeria, the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, worldwide, Prof George OBIOZOR.

"A renowned academic, an exceptional diplomat, a statesman and a tenacious patriot, Prof George Obiozor passed on recently after a brief illness.

"The death of this foremost Igbo leader and former NIGERIA'S ambassador to the United States and the State of Israel, is a big loss to Imo State, the South East and the entire Nigeria. 

"I have no doubt that both Nigeria and the international community will miss his profound intellectual contributions and wise counsel on national and global issues.

"His burial arrangements will be announced in due course by the family. May his great and gentle soul rest in peace," he said.

Recall that reported the death of Prof. Obiozor to clear the air, making rounds on the Internet about whether Prof. Obiozor is dead or alive, read here.


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