Condolences and love messages have been flowing in after a former Fiance minister, Ngozi Okojo Iweala, took to Twitter to announce the passing of her father.
Pa Professor Iweala the Obi of the Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom who was a Mathematics academic died after returning from a trip abroad. The former minister also announced that her brother, Obi Ifechukwude Chukuka Okonjo, will be ascending the throne.
It is with thanks to Almighty God that I announce two impactful events: the Ascension to the throne of the Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom of my brother, Obi Ifechukwude Chukuka Okonjo, upon the passing away of my father Obi (Professor) Chukuka Okonjo at the age of 91.
— Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (@NOIweala) September 13, 2019
Among condolence messages that came in was that of a former minister of Education, Madam Oby Ezekwesili.
Wow. The end of an era. Sending you all the peace and comfort of God that passes all understanding at Daddy’s passing.
Congratulations to the new Obi. Hard to believe that Chude is now a Royal Highness.🤴🏿May his reign bring goodness to the land. Blessings!
— Oby Ezekwesili (@obyezeks) September 13, 2019