Peter Obi Mourns Ohanaeze President-General George Obiozor1 min read
The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi has reacted to the death of the President of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, George Obiozor.
The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma on Wednesday confirmed Obiozor’s death in a statement titled, ‘Imo State Government Obituary Announcement.’
Taking to his Twitter page on Thursday morning, the presidential candidate commiserated with the family of the late George Obiozor, who, according to him, was a patriot, renowned academic, and diplomat who served selflessly and diligently.
He wrote: “I am deeply saddened by the news of the passing of the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Worldwide, Prof. George Obiozor. He was a dear elder brother and friend. Prof. Obiozor was a patriot, renowned academic and diplomat, who served Nigeria and Ohanaeze selflessly and diligently. He was witty, well-heeled in history and effusive in his charm and warmth. The death of this foremost Igbo leader is a huge loss to the entire Obiozor Family, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo and Nigerians in general.
“On behalf of my family, I commiserate with his family and all who mourn him. May God grant him eternal rest and grant those he left behind the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss. – PO”