Biafra: War veteran, Col Nwobosi dies at 82

Obinwannem News Biafra: War veteran, Col Nwobosi dies at 82

Ex-Biafran Colonel and Chief of Staff to the late Biafran President, General Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Col. Emmanuel Nworah Nwobosi, has died at the age of 82.

The elder statesman, who was formally Captain in the Nigerian Army, died Tuesday, November 24, at his Obosi country home, in Idemili North Local Government of Anambra State.

Confirming the demise of Nwobosi, the family’s spokesperson, Hon. Emmanuel Nwobosi (Jnr.) told journalists, that his father died yesterday [Tuesday] after a” brief illness associated with old age.”

Emmanuel, a Senior Special Assistant in Governor Willie Obiano’s cabinet, also said that the family will give details of his funeral arrangement later.

Nwada Ugochinyere Onyechere reporting, Obinwannem News

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