Former Anambra State governor Chukuwuemeka Ezeife (CON) passed away, and President Bola Tinubu has expressed his sorrow.
The late governor’s family, the people of the state, and the state government are all in the president’s thoughts and prayers following his passing.
The President’s Special Advisor on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, signed a statement on Friday that included this information.
It said, “President Tinubu celebrates the former federal permanent secretary’s enormous influence on Nigeria’s political scene as well as his leadership qualities, calling his passing a terrible loss.
The President remembers the contributions made by the late Chief Ezeife in establishing the groundwork for his beloved state’s progress as well as in influencing public discourse and governance in Nigeria.
“The President encourages his loved ones to find comfort in his enduring legacy while praying for the repose of the soul of the dearly departed.”
According to a brief press release signed by Chief Rob Ezeife on behalf of the family and released on Friday, Ezeife passed away at the Federal Medical Centre in Abuja on Thursday.
The late Ezeife, an Igbo-Ukwu governor from 1992 to 1993, was also known as the Okwadike.
He was eighty-five years old.