Enugu State health commissioner died of chronic kidney disease — Family 

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Late Professor Anthony Ugochukwu

The family of the late for Health, , Prof. Anthony Ugochukwu, has formally announced his death.

A statement signed on behalf of the family by Dr. Kingsley C. Ugochukwu, stated that the late , whose sad event took place on the 3rdof April, 2020, died “after a prolonged but valiant battle chronic kidney disease”.

According to the statement, late Prof. Ugochukwu “ until his death a Consultant Surgeon, Professor of Medicine, serving for Health, and immediate past Provost of ESUT of Medicine, ”.

This is contrary to claims on the media that the commissioner died of coronavirus disease.

It gathered Ugochukwu died night at Memphys , .

He has been sick from his days as Provost, of Medicine.

The late commissioner, hailed from Oji River, later recovered and concluded his work the .

However, shortly after he appointed commissioner 2019, the sickness returned, this severe. (News Express)