Enugu State loses commissioner

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 Commissioner for Health Enugu State, Professor Anthony Ugochukwu is dead.

Reports says the renowned surgeon  died Friday night at a leading private hospital, Memphys Hospital Enugu.

His demise was confirmed by the House member representing his constituency, Oji River state Constituency in the Enugu House of Assembly Hon. Jeff Mbah.

Mbah described the late Surgeon as a Genius, Technocrat; “he is a great loss to both Enugu state and Nigeria.

“We are talking about a renowned Professor of Surgeon who has a lot to offer in turning around out health sector. Its a terrible blow.”

Reports also claimed that the late commissioner has been battling ill health even before he was appointed commissioner, on his appointment as commissioner the sickness returned even more severely.

Mbah said the deceased just returned from a trip to the US before his sudden death.