Ex-Imo Deputy Governor, Ebere Udeagu dies at 79


Ex-Imo Deputy Governor, Ebere Udeagu dies at 79

A former Deputy Governor of Imo State, Ebere Udeagu, has died at the age of 79.

This was confirmed by a former Governor of Imo state, Ikedi Ohakim.

Ohakim has posted A sympathy message that the passing of the former Deputy Governor popularly known as Chinemeze was saddening.

He said in a brief statement released on Monday in Owerri by one of his assistants, Emmanuel Chukwu, that the Okigwe zone, Imo State, and Nigeria as a whole have lost a classic elder statesman who was dedicated to a better society.

Between 1999 to 2007, Udeagu, a former vice presidential candidate for the All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP), assisted former governor Achike Udenwa in his duties as governor.

Udeagu an educated water engineer from Ihube in the Okigwe Local Government Area of Imo State, passed away early on Monday in Owerri.