Ex-Anambra Governor, Mbadiniju Dies At 78

Fomer governor of Anambra State, Chinwoke Mbadinuju has died at the age of 78.

This was confirmed in a statement by his first son, Chetachi Mbadinuju on Tuesday.

“With heavy hearts but utmost gratitude to God for a life well spent, we announce the passing of our father, grandfather, uncle, friend and associate, Dr. Chinwoke Mbadinuju, a former governor of Anambra State and elder statesman,” he said in the statement.
Mr Chetachi, a lawyer, said the former governor “passed on peacefully” on Tuesday morning at the National Hospital Abuja after a brief illness.

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“At this trying time, we pray for God’s grace and mercy upon him and those left behind to mourn him,” he added.

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He said the family would announce his funeral arrangements in due course.
Mbadinuju was governor of Anambra State between 29 May 1999 and 29 May 2003 under the PDP.

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