A former governor of Anambra State, Dr. Chinwoke Mbadinuju passed on at the National Hospital in Abuja, at the age of 78, while surrounded by his family members.


President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, and a foremost Southeast socio-political group the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, have all sent in their condolences messages to the family as they joined them in mourning the departed former Editor.


A press statement by his son, a lawyer, Cheta Mbadinuju, who signed on behalf of the family, which was made available to The Eastern Updates revealed that Mbadinuju, who was governor of Anambra State, between 1999 and 2003, died after a brief illness.