Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.
The Nigeria News Agency , reports that Okonjo, the father of a former Minister of Finance, Mrs Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala died on Thursday at 91.
The governor’s condolence was conveyed in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika in Asaba.
Okowa also commiserated with the Umu Obi Obahai Royal Family over the death of the renowned academic, international public servant and an accomplished traditional ruler.
He noted that the late monarch was a renowned Professor of Mathematics who devoted his life and time to the promotion of peaceful coexistence and development of education in several parts of the world.
The governor said that late Okonjo, taught as secondary school teacher, university lecturer and international public administrator.