More information has emerged regarding the death of Ohanaeze Ndigbo President-General George Obiozor. Obiozor died on December 26th, according to a high-ranking Ohanaeze official.
The chieftain, who requested anonymity, informed our correspondent that Obiozor died of heart disease.
He did, however, state that the apex Igbo body would not announce Obiozor’s death until his family made the announcement.
“The man is dead but it’s not in our tradition to announce such death even when we have such information, we allow the family members to make such an announcement.
“He died on Monday of heart-related disease. I’m not specific about where he died but he travelled abroad and returned to Lagos.
“I was called in the early hours of December 26th that he died in the early hours,” the source said.
There have been reports and speculations that Obiozor was dead. Amid these speculations, the family is yet to announce Obiozor’s death.