The Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has lost her father, Professor Chukuka Okonjo to the cold hands of death.
The professor died at 91. According to Okonjo-Iweala, her dad passed away in Lagos after returning from a trip to US and Ghana.
The statement reads;
“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,”