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Ogbonnaya Onu, the first civilian governor of Abia state has been reported dead.

Onu died at the age of 73 in an undisclosed hospital in Nigeria.

The family confirmed the death in a statement by Uzoma Onu.

Ogbonna was also former minister of science and technology in the Muhammadu Buhari administration, is dead.

According to a report gathered from cable , eaglessightnews understands that the late politician fell ill after the 2022 All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential primary and was abroad for treatment for six months.

He was one of the presidential aspirants on the platform of the ruling party before the 2023 general election.

In 1999, Onu was elected as the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Party (APP) which later became the All Nigerian Progressives Party (ANPP).

He stepped down for Olu Falae, who was the candidate of the APP and Alliance for Democracy (AD) when both parties merged.



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