President Tinubu Pays Tribute to ‘Luminous Star’ Ogbonnaya Onu: Celebrates Legacy of Integrity and Unity

President Bola Tinubu expressed profound grief over the passing of Ogbonnaya Onu, the first civilian governor of Abia State and former Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation. Onu, who passed away at the age of 72, left behind a legacy of excellence and dedication to Nigeria’s political landscape.

In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, President Tinubu hailed Onu as a luminous star in Nigeria’s political firmament. He extended heartfelt condolences to Onu’s family and praised his significant contributions to the founding of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the party’s victory in the 2015 elections.

President Tinubu celebrated Onu’s life as an accomplished scholar and first-class engineer, highlighting his unwavering integrity and commitment to the highest standards of rectitude. Onu’s belief in Nigeria’s unity and his advocacy for peace and fellowship across ethnic divides earned him respect and admiration nationwide.

The President conveyed his condolences to Onu’s friends, associates, and the governments of Ebonyi and Abia States, acknowledging the profound loss felt by all Nigerians. He offered prayers for the repose of Onu’s gentle soul, emphasizing the indelible mark he left on Nigeria’s political and social fabric.


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