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He Served Nigeria, Ohanaeze Selflessly, Diligently – Peter Obi Mourns Prof. George Obiozor

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The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi has mourned the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Worldwide, Prof. George Obiozor.

He Served Nigeria, Ohanaeze Selflessly, Diligently - Peter Obi Mourns Prof. George Obiozor 1

Peter Obi Reacts To Death Of Prof. George Obiozor

Obiozor died on Wednesday at the age of 80 after a brief illness.

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Obi in a statement posted on his Twitter handle on Thursday said he is saddened by the news of the elder statesman’s passage.

He described the deceased as a “dear elder brother and friend.”

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According to him, Obiozor was a patriot, renowned academic, and diplomat, who served Nigeria and Ohanaeze selflessly and diligently.

The former Anambra governor also said the late President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo was witty, well-heeled in history, and effusive in his personal charm and warmth.

He noted that his demise is a huge loss to the entire Obiozor Family, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and Nigerians in general.

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Obi wrote, “I am deeply saddened by the news of the passing of the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Worldwide, Prof. George Obiozor.

“He was a dear elder brother and friend. Prof. Obiozor was a patriot, renowned academic, and diplomat, who served Nigeria and Ohanaeze selflessly and diligently.

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“He was witty, well-heeled in history, and effusive in his personal charm and warmth. The death of this foremost Igbo leader is a huge loss to the entire Obiozor Family, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and Nigerians in general.

“On behalf of my family, I commiserate with his family and all who mourn him. May God grant him eternal rest and grant those he left behind the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss.”

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Meanwhile, Kanyi Daily reported that President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the death of Professor George Obiozor.

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Buhari described Obiozor’s demise as an immeasurable loss to Nigeria.

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