JUST IN: WTO Director-General, Okonjo-Iweala's Father, Professor Chukuka Is Dead

Date: 15-03-2021 7:29 pm (6 months ago) | Author: onuigbo felicia
- at 15-03-2021 07:29 PM (6 months ago)

The father of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director-General, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Professor Chukuka Okonjo, is dead.

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.

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