Hon Henry Ogbulogo Mourns the first Civilian Governor of Abia State, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu

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The Commissioner representing Abia state in the Federal Character Commission has expressed his grief on the passing of elder statesman and former governor of Abia state, and Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu. The federal commissioner stated that Nigeria has lost one of the finest leaders from the south East of Nigeria.

Onu, the first civilian governor of Abia State , a first class Engineer and prominent political figure in Nigeria was reportedly passed away in the early hours of Thursday in an Abuja hospital.

In a statement issued by the Hon Commissioner, Hon. Henry Ogbulogo in Abuja, Dr. Onu will be remembered for the role he played in the formation of APC, his role in industrializing Abia state when he held sway as the state’s Executive Governor. He will be greatly missed by the South Eastern part of Nigeria in particular and Nigeria in General for the his role in 1999 general Election where he step down for Chief Olu Falaye for equity and fairness in Nigeria politics.

According to Hon Ogbulogo “The loss of the former minister of Science and Technology and former APC Presidential Aspirant is a big loss to the people of Nigeria.

“On behalf of myself, and good people of Abia state I express my deepest condolences to the immediate family, his political associates, Ebonyi State and Nigeria at large.
May God grant his soul enteral rest

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