Second Republican Politician, Chief Guy Ikokwu Dies At 85.
Chief Guy Ikokwu, a Second Republic politician, senior lawyer, and elder statesman has died. On Wednesday, January 12, 2022, he died after a brief illness.
In ancient Anambra State, Chief Ikokwu was the Second Republic Chairman of the Nigerian Peoples Party, NPP, and the first chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Chief Ugonna to Ikokwu, the leader of the Ikokwu family, announced Ikokwu’s death at the age of 85.
He said in a statement: “On behalf of Chief Ugonna Ogonna Ikokwu head of Ikokwu Family of Oba I announce the transition to glory of Chief Omenife Guy Ike Ikokwu former President of Otu Oka-Iwu, on Wednesday 12th of January 2022. He was aged 85 years. He is survived by 4 children and grandchildren, 7 siblings and numerous cousins nephews and nieces.
“Further announcements will be made by the family.
“Meanwhile we ask for your continued prayers for repose of the soul of Omenife in paradise.”