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Okonjo-Iweala’s Father, Professor Chukuka Dies At 91



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,”

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