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First Republic Aviation, Minister, Mbazuluike Amechi, loses wife

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The wife of First Republic Minister of Aviation, Chief Mbazulike Amechi, Mrs Chinelo Amechi is dead.

According to the family ,Mrs Amechi died on July 23, 2021 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi at the age of 91.

A native of Umuoji in Idemili South Local Government Area of the state of Anambra State, late Mrs. Amechi retired as Chief Nursing Officer in 1982 at the Mburi General hospital, Nnewi, now NAUTH.

Speaking with reporters on Tuesday in his Ukpor country home, in Nnewi South Local Government Area of the state, the husband, Mbazulike described the late wife as a professional nurse and good housewife who was able to blend her professional work with home management.

He appreciated the time he spent with the beloved wife, saying her many good legacies would be greatly missed by the entire family.

He said, “She was a typical professional nurse and good housewife. She was able to blend her professional work with home management.

“I’m happy to marry her because she helped to nurse me. She was the head of the Catholic Women Organization in the church. She also played a prominent role during my nationalist drives.”

Nonagenarian said he wedded the late wife at the Holy Trinity, Onitsha after about 10 months of courtship.

Amechi said details of the burial arrangements would be announced later.

Ifeizu

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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