Abia’s first Governor, Ogbonnaya Onu, is dead

Taiwo Ajayi
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The first civil governor of Abia State and former Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has been confirmed dead.

According to a source close to the deceased who spoke to the Tribune online on Thursday, the former governor died after a brief illness in an undisclosed hospital in Nigeria.

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Recall that the late 72-year-old former governor of old Abia State, during the 2023 general election, contested for the presidential flag of the All Progressive Congress (APC) but lost to Ahmed Tinubu.

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