BREAKING: Okonjo is Dead [PHOTO]


The Obi of Ogwashi-Uku in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, Obi (Prof.)Chukwuka Okonjo has died.

The late monarch was the father of former Minister of Finance in Nigeria, Dr. (Mrs.) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

He passed on at the age of 91, after 12 years on the throne. He was crowned in 2007.

Meanwhile, the late king’s son, Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo, a financial management expert, has been installed immediately.

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  1. His Royal Highness died a saint. His disciplinary examples manifested in her daughter, one of the world’s leading economic experts, a Harvard trained professor of economics, Dr. Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala. May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace, Amen. Adieu papa.

  2. He’s a great leader, father and very humble, I was @ his resident 2017. He allowed me plugged ogbono in his compound to my satisfaction. RIP IGWE, your advice will never depart from my memory. I pray to see your age to serve God as you lay the foundation in my life in Jesus name.

  3. One of the best family men who lived, just like my own dad., He was v. close to his family. Despite the fact that he was holding an important govt. position, he still had time for his family. That is why I had the opportunity to learn two songs directly from him as his daughter Ngozi’s peer in those days. His investment on his family pays off. May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace.

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