President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo , George Obiozor passed away. Let’s see How did George Obiozor die and George Obiozor cause of death in detail.
How did George Obiozor die?
Professor George Obiozor, the president general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the premier Igbo sociopolitical organisation, has passed away. His age was 80.
The Executive Governor of Imo State officially announced the death of Professor George Obiozor on Twitter.
He confirmed that Obiozor died on December 26th.
“On behalf of the Government and people of Imo State, I, Senator Hope Uzodimma, the Executive Governor of Imo State, sorrowfuly announce the passage of a great Son of Imo State and Nigeria, the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, worldwide, Prof George OBIOZOR.”
On behalf of the Government and people of Imo State, I, Senator Hope Uzodimma, the Executive Governor of Imo State, sorrowfuly announce the passage of a great Son of Imo State and Nigeria, the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, worldwide, Prof George OBIOZOR. pic.twitter.com/tfYNWGs9PF
— Hope Uzodimma (@Hope_Uzodimma1) December 28, 2022
The state government’s statement states that the family will make a formal announcement regarding his funeral plans as soon as possible.
George Obiozor cause of death
George Obiozor cause of death was a Heart disease.
“A renowned academic, an exceptional diplomat, a statesman and a tenacious patriot, Prof George Obiozor passed on recently after a brief illness.”
He reportedly passed away from a heart-related disease, although the exact reason for his death has not yet been made public.
The president of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, George Obiozor, is dead.
— NigeriaInfoPH (@NigeriaInfoPH) December 29, 2022
In order to learn more about George Obiozor cause of death’s death, we are attempting to get in touch with his friends and family. This section will be updated as soon as we learn any new information regarding the tragic event that brought many people to tears.
Who was George Obiozor?
Obiozor, a remarkable diplomat and academic from Nigeria, was born on August 15, 1942.He served as Cyprus’s High Commissioner.
Between 1959 and 1963, Obiozor attended Awo-Omamma Comprehensive Secondary School. He studied at the Institute of African Studies in Geneva, Switzerland, where he earned a diploma programme in 1967.
He then attended the University of South Tacoma in Washington, USA, where he earned a B.A.(Hons) in political science in 1968. Finally, he attended Columbia University in New York, where he earned an M.A. in international law and organisation.
The M. Phil. in international affairs was earned in 1974, while the doctorate in international affairs was awarded in 1976.
He completed his education at Albert Schweitzer College and the Institute of African Studies. In addition to earning a PhD in international affairs from Columbia University, he graduated from the University of Puget Sound in 1969.
From 1999 to 2003, he served as the Nigerian ambassador to Israel. From 2004 to 2008, he served as the Nigerian ambassador to the United States. He served as the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs director general.
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On January 9, 2021, he was chosen to serve as President General of Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo, a sociocultural organization established to promote the welfare of the Igbo people of Nigeria.
Obiozor was awarded the Ugwumba 1 of Orlu in 1991, the Alice Stetten Fellowship at Columbia University’s School of International Affairs from 1969 to 1971, and the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship in 1991.
Tributes to George Obiozor
Many people expressed their profound sympathies to his family.
Official Celedon tweeted,
“The president of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Professor George Obiozor, is dead. speak the truth always you never know when is your time. R!P”
I’m saddened to hear of the death of the president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide, Prof George Obiozor. Prof Obiozor was my very good friend. He was incredibly smart and intelligent. My condolences to his family and loved ones, and may his soul rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/XndD2IBKIj
— Ben Murray-Bruce (@benmurraybruce) December 29, 2022
Kingsley Kema tweeted,
“May the Almighty God forgive his shortcomings and his human imperfections and reward his good deeds… May his soul and souls of all the faithfuls departed through the mercy of God, rest in peace”
“May his precious soul rest peacefully in the bosom of the Lord.”
“Our President The President General Of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide,Ambassador George Obiozor joins the ancestors at a ripe age. Odogwu passed on due to illness. It is indeed a sad time for Ndị Igbo.”
One of the worst things anyone can go through in life is losing a loved one. Any journey must have a destination at the end. The person’s time on earth has regrettably come to an end now that they have died.
We wish him eternal peace and send our thoughts and prayers to his loved ones, family, friends. May he rest in peace.
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