Former Nigerian And Biafran Soldier, Col. Emmanuel Nwobosi Is Dead

A former war hero, Colonel Emmanuel Nworah Nwobosi is dead.

The former soldier served as a Nigerian and Biafran soldier. The oldest statesman died Tuesday at the age of 82. Colonel Nwobosi was formally a Captain in the Nigerian Army and a Colonel in the defunct Biafran Army, as well as the Chief of Staff of the late Biafran leader, General Emeka Ojukwu.

He died Tuesday in his Obosi in the local government of Idemili Norte of Anambra state, his country home. Hon. Emmanuel Nwobosi (jnr) on behalf of the family, said the patriarch died after a brief illness associated with old age. He also said that the family will give details of his funeral later.

“Yes, my father, Colonel Emma Nworah Nwobosi, is dead. He died today (Tuesday) after a brief illness, reasonably associated with old age ”. he said, according to the sun.

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