BREAKING: Abia State Governor Chief Of Staff, Dies In London
The Chief of Staff to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, Chief Chijioke Nwakodo, is dead.
It was gathered that Nwakodo, 56, died in a London hospital on Thursday evening, August 10, his younger brother, Mr. Obidike Nwakodo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday August 11 in Umuahia.
Obidike said the news of his death was communicated to the family on Thursday evening.
The deceased was appointed Chief of Staff to the governor on June 3, 2015.
Until his appointment, Nwakodo was a politician and businessman and was born on March 29, 1961. He was a one-time chairman of Umuahia North Local Government (1999 to 2002), where he was nicknamed “zero allocation”.
The late Okezie Ikpeazu also served as the chief economic adviser to former Governor, Theodore Orji.