The father of former finance minister Dr Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Obi (Professor) Chukuka Okonjo has passed, he was aged 91.
Paul Nwabuikwu spokesperson for Mrs Okonjo-Iweala made the announcement of the mathematics professor’s demise.
“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 spokesperson said.
Following his demise, former mnister Okonjo-Iweala took to twitter on friday to announce the Ascension to the throne of the Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom of her brother, Obi Ifechukwude Chukuka Okonjo.