Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has announced the appointment of former Governor, Dr. Ikedi Ohakim and four others as members of the burial committee for late Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu.
Naija News recalls that the Late Admiral Kanu who was a one-time Military Administrator of old Imo State, died January 13, 2021. He was a member of the defunct Supreme Military Council of Nigeria.
Ohakim, who is a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was named the Chairman of the Committee.
His appointment was made known in a statement released on Wednesday by Oguwike Nwachuku, the Chief Press Secretary and Media Adviser to Governor.
Other members of the burial committee include another former Military Administrator of Imo State, Navy Capt. James Aneke, Minister of State Mines, Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah, the Secretary to Imo State Government, Chief Cosmas Iwu and his Abia State counterpart, Barr. Chris Ezem.
While describing the late Admiral Kanu as a detribalized Nigerian leader, Uzodinma stated that the Committee shall liaise with the family of the deceased, “the community and Lagos State Government to organise a befitting state burial for Ndubuisi Kanu.”