George Obizor, who was the head of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, died at the age of 80. The news of his death was posted online in the form of statements. It was said that George had died after a short illness. After the death news was posted online, there were many rumors and questions about the president’s sudden death.
Now, a certain truth is being revealed about the death of the organization’s president. Hope Uzodinma, who is the governor of the state of Imo, was the one to say that the former ambassador had died. Stay tuned as we tell you more about how George died.
The State government put out a statement in which they said that George had died after a short illness. People said that the Foremost Ugbo leader and former Nigerian ambassador to the YS and State of Israel are very sad because the leader of the Imo state died.
He also said that George’s death will be a big loss for both the national and international communities because he was the one who made the most important contributions to both national and international issues. Even though the news of the death was already out, no one has yet said what caused it.
George’s family hasn’t said anything about the funeral, the burial, or the plans for them. George Obiozor, who was speaking, was the president of the Nigerian organization and the Nigerian ambassador to Israel from 1999 to 2003.
From 2004 to 2008, he was also the Nigerian ambassador to the United States, and he was one of the Nigerian high commissioners to Cyprus. George was also the director general of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs and the president general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo when he was elected president on January 9, 2021.
When it comes to George’s education, he went to the Institute of African Studies and the Albert Schweitzer College. George graduated from the University of Puget Sound in 1969 and went to Columbia University to get his PhD in international affairs.
When people first heard about George’s death, they only heard that he had died, which raised a lot of questions. Before, it was said that George died on Monday, December 26, 2022, at the age of 80. Since the cause of his death wasn’t given, it raised a lot of questions. Later, when the Governor made his statement on Wednesday, all of the rumors came true.
George died at his home in Imo State, which was said to be the case. A state member of Ohanaeze Ndigbo who talked to the media but didn’t want his name to be made public said that George died because he had heart disease. George also taught at the Pratt Institute in New York City from 1971 to 1975.
He was an ambassador for both Israel and the United States. During this time, he taught political science as an assistant professor at the City University of New York and other colleges. During his time in power, George also asked for an emergency Nigerian president from the southeast to be in place by 2023.