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Ex-Anambra governor, Ezeife, is dead

An ex-governor of Anambra State, Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeife, is dead.

Ezeife, aged 85, breathed his last at the Federal Medical Centre, Abuja, on Thursday, the family said in a press statement signed on its behalf by  Chief Rob Ezeife.

The statement said, “On behalf of the Ezeife Dynasty of Igbo-Ukwu, I wish to announce the promotion to glory of our most distinguished son, ‘Okwadike’, Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeife, CON, a former Federal Permanent Secretary, a former governor of Anambra State, a former Political Adviser to the President and former Presidential aspirant.

“This sad event took place yesterday at 6 pm at the Federal Medical Centre, Abuja.”

“More details about the deceased and the arrangements for his state burial will be announced later.”