The Commissioner for Environment in Abia State, Chief Solomon Ogunji, has been reported dead.
Abia State government released a statement on sunday announcing his demise.
According to the statement issued by the commissioner for information Mr. John Okiyi Kalu, Ogunji passed away on Saturday at the Abia State University Teaching Hospital, Aba, after a brief illness relating to High blood pressure.
The statement reads;
It is with great sadness and a deep sense of loss that we announce the demise of a member of Abia State Executive Council and the Honorable Commissioner for Environment, Dr Solomon Ogunji, who passed away on Saturday, 23d May, 2020, at the Abia State University Teaching Hospital, Aba, after a brief illness related to high blood pressure.
However, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has expressed sadness and shock over the unfortunate death of the Commissioner and has condoled with the bereaved family, friends and well-wishers and prayed that the Almighty God will give the family of Dr Ogunji the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss and rest his soul in the bosom of the Lord.
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