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Political Leaders Mourn the Passing of Former Abia State Governor Ogbonnaya Onu

Prominent Nigerian leaders including President Bola Tinubu, Former President Muhammadu Buhari, and Peter Obi have expressed deep condolences over the death of Chief Ogbonnaya Onu, the first civilian governor of Abia State and former minister of Science, Technology and Innovation.

President Tinubu described Chief Onu as a luminous star in Nigeria’s political landscape, highlighting his role in the founding of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and his contributions to the party’s success in the 2015 elections. He celebrated Chief Onu as an accomplished scholar and a man of integrity who epitomized unity and peace in Nigeria.

Former President Buhari hailed Chief Onu as an intellectual giant and extended sympathy to his family, the government and people of Abia State, and all Nigerians mourning this loss.

Peter Obi expressed sadness over the passing of Dr. Onu, emphasizing his significant contributions to Nigeria’s educational development and his commitment to peace and good governance.

The leaders collectively prayed for the repose of Chief Onu’s soul and urged Nigerians to draw strength from his legacy as they mourn his departure.

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