Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr is dead, according to report the son of the late environmental activist died after suffering a stroke.
According to BBC, Saro-Wiwa Jr died in the UK and his death was confirmed by his sister Noo Saro-Wiwa while speaking with newsmen.
She said, “It is with great sadness that we announce that Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr passed away suddenly.”
“His family are devastated and request privacy at this difficult time.”
“Funeral arrangements are yet to be worked out.”
The deceased was appointed in 2006 as a special adviser on peace and conflict resolution to former President, Olusegun Obasanjo.
He later served Umaru Yar’Adua, as an adviser on international affairs and stayed on under President Goodluck Jonathan until he lost last year’s election.
Source: Naija News