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WTO-DG Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Loses Father

Posted by Amarachi on Tue 16th Mar, 2021 - tori.ng

The former Obi of Ogwashi-Uku, late Professor Okonjo died in Lagos after arriving from the US.

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WTO-DG Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Loses Father

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director-General, has lost her father, Professor Chukuka Okonjo

Professor Chukuka Okonjo was 91 years old before his death.

A statement released by Okonjo-Iweala said he died in Lagos after arriving from the US and Ghana.

“On behalf of my siblings and relatives of the Umu Obi Obahai Royal Family of Ogwashi-Uku, I announce the passing of my father, Obi Professor Chukuka Okonjo, the immediate past Obi of Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State at the age of 91.

“He died in Lagos soon after he arrived from a trip to the United States of America and Ghana.

 “We are immensely grateful that his last moments were peaceful and that he died the same way he lived his life – with quiet dignity,”
the statement read in part

The former Obi of Ogwashi-Uku, late Professor Okonjo held a BSc in Mathematics, London, UK; MSc in Mathematics, Erlangen, Germany; MSc in Economics, Erlangen, Germany and PhD in Mathematical Statistics, Cologne, Germany.

May his soul rest in peace, Amen.



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