Soludo Mourns Elder Statesman Mbazulike Amechi

Written by on November 2, 2022

Anambra State Governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, has expressed sadness over the death of elder statesman and Nigeria’s first republic Aviation Minister, Dara Mbazulike Amechi, who died at the age of ninety-three.


Dara Mbazulike Amechi, who died at the early hours of yesterday, first November 2022, was, according to a statement by the Press Secretary to the Governor, Christian Aburime, a renowned nationalist, active and staunch voice in the Zikist movement, as well as an accomplished elder statesman.


Governor Soludo, who described the late Mbazulike Amechi as an outstanding patriot and nationalist who served the nation diligently, said the late elder statesman lived an impactful and exemplary life worthy of commendation

The Governor further stated that the death of Mbazulike Amechi was not just a loss to his community, Ukpor in Nnewi South Local Government Area and to Anambra state, but also a monumental loss to Ndigbo and the Nigerian nation.


The Governor, on behalf of the Government and people of Anambra State commiserates with the Mbazulike family over the loss he described as irreparable.

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