The Chief of Staff to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, Chief Chijioke Nwakodo, is dead.
Nwakodo, 56, died in a London hospital on Thursday evening, his younger brother, Mr Obidike Nwakodo, announced on Friday in Umuahia.
The deceased was appointed Chief of Staff to the governor on June 3, 2015.
Until his appointment, he was a businessman.
He was born on March 29, 1961.
He was a one-time chairman of Umuahia North local Government area of the state from 1999 to 2002, where he was nicknamed “Zero allocation.”
Nwakodo also served as the chief economic adviser to former Governor Theodore Orji.