Igbos Mourn As Ex-Ohaneze PG, IPOB Supreme Chieftain, Justice Ozobu Dies
Igbos from various walks of life are mourning the death of HRM Igwe (Hon. Justice) Ezebuilo Ozobu (retired).
Justice Ozobu was former Chief Judge of Enugu State, pioneer President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, and Chairman, Supreme Council of Elders of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
Reacting to his death, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide in a press release issued on Friday, said:
“Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide sympathize with Ndigbo, South East Governors, especially Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, South East Traditional Rulers Ohanaeze Ndigbo and the immediate family of His Majesty Igwe Eze Ozobu especially Former Secretary General Ohanaeze Ndigbo and Ime Obi member,Prince Richard Ozobu over the demise of our respected Igbo leader, Pioneer President General Ohanaeze Ndigbo,Traditional Ruler and Former Chief Justice of Enugu State, HRM Igwe Justice Ezebuilo Ozobu,who died on Thursday 14th November 2019.
“OYC declare four market days of mourning of this Great iroko and Igbo Nation had lost a Colossus,an iroko has fallen, We are sad but thankful to God for his exemplary Life filled with love and happiness and ask God to Grant his family and Igbo Nation the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss.
“This sad news came to us as a rude shock from his brother, Prince Richard Ozobu, the Former Secretary General Ohanaeze Ndigbo and APC chieftain.
“We Urge Ndigbo to use this four market days to mourn HRM Igwe Justice Ezebuilo Ozobu Former President General Ohanaeze Ndigbo and Chief Justice of Enugu State, especially remembering all the things he stood for during his lifetime,Adieu Igwe Justice Ezebuilo Ozobu.”
The president Gen. Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide – CHIEF JOHN NNIA NWODO – announces the passage of HRM, HON. JUSTICE IGWE OZOBU (OFR), first PG of Ohanaeze and first CHIEF JUDGE of old Enugu State.
To reflect on Igwe OZOBU’s momentous impact on the Igbo nation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo invites the General public to a day of HONOUR & TRIBUTES TO IGWE OZOBU.
Date : January 22, 2020
Venue : Ohanaeze National Secretariat, 7 Park Avenue, GRA, Enugu.
Time : 10am.
Igbo bu Igbo! Gidigidi bu Ugwueze.
Signed: HON CHIDOZIE ALEX OGBONNIA – president Ohanaeze Enugu State and Chairman Ohanaeze burial Committee.