Elder statesman, Col. Nwobosi, dies at 82
By Mokwugwo Solomon
An elder statesman, Col. Emmanuel Nworah Nwobosi, has joined his ancestors at the ripe age of 82.
Col Emmanuel Nworah Nwobosi , formally Captain in the Nigerian Army, Colonel in the Biafran Army, as well as Chief of Staff to the late Biafran Warlord, General Emeka Ojukwu, died on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, at his Obosi country home, in Idemili North local government of Anambra state.
Spokesperson for the family, Hon. Emmanuel Nwobosi (jnr) told Orient Weekend that the patriarch died after a brief illness associated with old age. He said further that the family will give details of his funeral arrangement later.
“Yes, my father, Col Emma Nworah Nwobosi, is dead. He died on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, after a brief illness, reasonably associated with old age. Meanwhile, my family will make formal announcement for his burial on a later date,” said Emmanuel Nwobosi (jnr), a Special Assistant in Governor Willie Obiano’s cabinet.