Okonjo-Iweala’s Father, Chukuka Okonjo, Bows Out at 91


Chukuka Okonjo, a professor and father of Nigeria’s former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, is dead.

The mathematics professor was 91.

His death was announced by Mrs Okonjo-Iweala’s spokesperson, Paul Nwabuikwu.

“He died in Lagos soon after he arrived from a trip to the United States of America and Ghana. We are immensely grateful that his last moments were peaceful and that he died the same way he lived his life – with quiet dignity,” the spokesperson said.

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