The Anambra State Governor, Chukwuma Soludo mourns he , has expressed deep sadness and sense of loss over the death of Army officer and former Chief of Staff of the defunct Biafran Army, General Alexander Madiebo.
Madiebo died on Friday, June 3, 2022, at the age of 90.
A statement by the Press Secretary to the governor, Chris Aburime, on Saturday, said the governor regretted that Madiebo died at a time his wise counsel was needed in moving the state ahead.
He expressed gratitude to God that the deceased lived a worthy life and died at a very advanced age.
It said, “On behalf of my family, the government and the good people of Anambra, I express my sincere condolences on the passing of a great patriot, courageous soldier and officer gentleman, General Alexander Madiebo.
“Though we would have loved him to still be with us, we take joy that he lived a life of service and accomplishment.
“His contributions to nation building and development of his immediate environment, remain strong reference points in patriotism and nationalism.