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Peter Obi Mourns Ogbonnaya Onu


Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party in last years election, Mr Peter Obi, has expressed sadness at the news of the passing of former Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu.

Obi, a former governor in Anambra State described Onu’s death as a significant loss to the nation.

Dr. Onu, who also served as the first civilian governor of Abia State, was reported to have passed on, on Thursday morning after battling an undisclosed illness.

In a condolence message issued to the press, Obi hailed Late Onu as a patriotic and inclusive Nigerian leader who served the nation diligently in various capacities. He highlighted Onu’s notable contributions to Nigeria’s educational advancement, both as a lecturer and an author.

“Dr. Onu epitomized leadership characterized by a commitment to peace, progress, and justice. He courageously championed equity and good governance, leaving a lasting impact on our nation.

“The passing of Dr. Onu is an immense loss to our nation. May God comfort his family and all of us as we mourn his departure, granting us the strength to bear this irreplaceable loss. May he rest in eternal peace,” Obi concluded.

By Ifeizu Joe

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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