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Jonathan mourns Owelle Chukwuma Azikiwe

President Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with the family of Nigeria’s first President, Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, over the passing away of his first son, Chief Chukwuma Bamidele Azikiwe.

This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja,Tuesday by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati.

The President also extended his condolences to the Government and people of Anambra State, and the immediate family of the deceased.

“President Jonathan believes that the late Azikiwe, who was also the Owelle of Onitsha, lived a fulfilled life by sustaining the humanitarian and leadership legacies of his father as a mobiliser, leader, philanthropist and a highly respected voice in his community,” the statement said.

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