Ex-Anambra Governor, Chinweoke Mbadinuju dies at 78

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Former Governor of Anambra State Chinweoke Mbadinuju is dead.

His first son, Chetachi Mbadinuju, announced this in a statement made available to Newsmen on Tuesday.

“With heavy hearts but utmost gratitude to God for a life well spent, we announce the passing of our father, grandfather, uncle, friend and associate, Dr. Chinwoke Mbadinuju, a former governor of Anambra State and elder statesman,” he said in the statement.

Mr Chetachi, a lawyer, said the former governor “passed on peacefully” on Tuesday morning at the National Hospital Abuja after a brief illness.

He said the patriarch died at the age of 78.