Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Commiserate with the Igbo Nation over demise of Obiozor

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The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum (SMBLF) has expressed profound sadness over the passing on of the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Ambassador (Prof.) George Obiozor.

The forum said they are greatly pained by the incident as they have not just lost a trusted and dependable ally, but a good friend, a true patriot, and a highly esteemed Statesman.

This was contained in a statement that was jointly signed by Chief Dr. Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, Leader, South South/PANDEF, Chief Ayo Adebanjo.

“We commiserate with the Igbo Nation and the Nigerian State, and extend our deepest condolences to the Government and people of Imo State, the Obiozor family of Awo-Omamma in Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State, as well as the Leadership and Membership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, on the passing of this celebrated leader, friend, brother and father. “The entire membership of the other component organizations of the Southern and Middle Belt Leader’ Forum mourn with you and pray that the Almighty God grants us all the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

“We will greatly miss his sublime contributions to the progression of the Forum since he assumed the position of President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo.

“SMBLF would liaise with the leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the government of Imo State and his family to ensure that our dearly beloved George Obiozor is bestowed a benefiting last respect.”

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