Late Hon. Dr. Solomon Ogunji

Victor Onuoha
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Posted On: May 27th , 2020

He has finished his race here and awaits his crown up in there I commiserate with his family and close friends

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Chief John Okiyi Kalu
  • RELATIONSHIP: Colleague
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Posted On: May 26th , 2020
  • Place of Work: Government House, Abia State
A Great Loss

It is with great sadness and a deep sense of loss that we announce the demise of a member of Abia State Executive Council and the Honorable Commissioner for Environment, Dr Solomon Ogunji, who passed away on Saturday, 23rd May, 2020, at the Abia State University Teaching Hospital, Aba, after a brief illness related to high blood pressure.

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, who received the sad news with shock yesterday has personally communicated and condoled with the family of the bereaved and is currently in mourning.

We pray that the Almighty God will give the family of Dr Ogunji the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss and rest his soul in the bosom of the Lord.

Chief John Okiyi Kalu
Honorable Commissioner for Information, Abia State

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Hon. Dr. Solomon Ogunji Hon. Dr. Solomon Ogunji

Commissioner for Environment, Abia State

State of Origin

Abia State, Nigeria..

Date of Passing

23rd of May 2020.

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Ogunji was a senatorial aspirant in the 2019 general elections, seeking to represent Abia South on the platform of the PDP. He was appointed special adviser to Ikpeazu on urban renewal in 2015 and later commissioner for environment in the previous administration. Ogunji, who was a close political ally and confidant of the governor, was a member of the state’s Inter-Ministerial Committee on COVID-19.