Ex-military gov, Ndubuisi Kanu, dies at 77

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A Military Governor of and Imo , Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu (retd.), has died at the age of 77.

Kanu’ associate and ally, Mrs Joe Okei-Odumakin, confirmed this to The PUNCH on Wednesday.

“I can confirm that he has passed on. This is very sad news. A statement be issued soon,” she said.

The cause of could not be immediately confirmed.

Kanu, was into the Supreme Military Council headed by the late Head of State, Gen. Murtala Muhammed 1975, later became a human rights activist after leaving the military.

He joined the pro- movement, NADECO, and played a leading role the for the actualisation of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election.