Atakaobi Ideato Mourns The Exit Of A Nationalist And A True Son of Igbo Land Chief Mbazulike Amechi

By Chinecherem Samuel

Hon. Ugbaja Victor Chinedu “Akataobi Ideato” has consoled Ohaneze Ndi Igbo over the death of Elder Statesman and a true nationalist Chief Mbazulike Amechi.

Akataobi who is the APGA Candidate for Ideato North in the Imo State House Of Assembly said while taking to GISTHUB24.com in Owerri that the death of Pa Amechi is great loss to Nigeria, owing to the fact that people him is what Nigeria needs now to give advise in many areas, but he also that God for a good life lived by Chief Amechi and nodded that he has indeed done his part and it’s time to rest.

The late Amaechi was a first minister of aviation in the First Republic.

A statement issued Tuesday by his eldest son, Ezeana Amaechi, on behalf of the family, said the elder statesman died in the early hours of the day.

“With total deference to the will of the Almighty God, the Ume Amaechi, Ezeana Ihidede families and Umu Mmara kindred of Amihe Ukpor in Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State announce the peaceful transition of our illustrious son, father and grandfather, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi,” the statement read in part.

“We thank God for the fulfilled life that he lived, the lives he touched and service to God and country,” the family added.

He was 93 years old.

His death occurs about one year after he lost his wife, Chinelo Amaechi.

Chinelo died at the age of 91 years.

Mr Amaechi, a nationalist, was among those who fought for the independence of Nigeria from Great Britain.

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