The Eze Ndigbo Ghana and Assistant Publicity Secretary Association of Ndieze Ndigbo in the Diaspora, HRM Eze Dr Chukwudi Ihenetu has joined other notable Nigerians to pay glowing tribute to first Republic Aviation Minister, Chief Mbazulike Amechi who died at the ripe age of 93.
Amechi, who became the youngest Aviation Minister during the First Republic, died on Tuesday November 1st.
In a statement issued from the revered Obi Igbo, Obiukwu Obieziokwu palace in Ghana, HRM Eze Dr Ihenetu described the death of Chief Amechi as a big loss to Ndigbo at home and Dispora.
” Our father Chief Amechi Dara Akunwafo is a great Igbo man who who threw all his energy into serving humanity and his Igbo race.
Despite his age, he never allowed this to hinder him from contributing his quota on issues concerning well-being of Ndigbo. We ‘ll surely miss him.”
While urging Igbo youths to emulate the Late Chief Amechi selfless and patriotic Sterling qualities, the Umuduruoha Amaigbo Nwagele Imo-State born Royal Father says Ndigbo in Ghana are joining other
Nigerians to mourn with Chief Amechi family.
HRM Ihenetu concludes by praying to Almighty God to give the family, the fortitude to bear the great loss.