New Year Sad News As Col. Anthony Uzoma Obi, Former Osun State Governor Is Dead

By NewsBits

The death has been announced of a former military governor of Osun and Abia States Col. Anthony Uzoma Obi (retd).

NewsBits learnt that the announcement of his death was contained in a statement issued by the family on Monday. The former military governor died at about 6 pm. on Sunday, according to the family.

Part of the statement read: “We, the family of His Excellency, Rtd Colonel Anthony Uzoma Obi, humbly announce the gentle passing of our Patriarch and head of the family on Saturday January 1, 2023.

“Our father was a Lion, a warrior, a brave soldier who served the nation, Nigeria as a two-time Military Administrator and Governor of Osun State and Abia State Nigeria. Anthony Uzoma Obi was a loving husband first and a devoted father who instilled love, discipline, and humility in all he did on his time on earth.

“He shared with us a love deeply portrayed all through his life, and he, most importantly, was the bravest man we ever knew. We ask that in this time of our grief, that prayers and goodwill are directed towards our family in this trying moment. Adieu Colonel A. U. Obi, your whole family will forever keep your memory alive, through the mercy of God.”

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