President Tinubu Reacts To The Death Of Ogbonnaya Onu

Ogbonnaya Onu

President Bola Tinubu has extended his deepest condolences to the Onu family over the passing of Chief Ogbonnaya Onu, CON, who died on Thursday, aged 72.

In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, President Tinubu described Onu as a luminous star in Nigeria’s political firmament. 

Chief Onu, the first civilian governor of Abia State, served as a former minister of science, technology, and innovation. He was also a principal draughtsman in the founding of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and a valiant partner in the victory of the party in the 2015 elections.

President Tinubu celebrated the life of Chief Onu, hailing him as an accomplished scholar, a first-class engineer, and a man of proven integrity. He praised Chief Onu’s unwavering commitment to the highest standards of rectitude.

President Tinubu affirmed that Chief Onu epitomizes Nigeria in concord and wholeness, as the late statesman believed in and defended Nigeria’s unity, advocated peace, and promoted fellowship across the Niger.

He also condoled with the friends and associates of Chief Onu, Ebonyi, and Abia State Governments and all Nigerians grieving this gaping loss.

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