Peter Obi mourns Ohanaeze PG, Professor George Obiozor

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Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi has mourned the passing of the President General of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Prof George Obiozor.

Obiozor’s death was announced on Wednesday by the Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma.

Mourning Obiozor, Obi said “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. 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.”