A former Presidential Candidate of the Allied Congress Party, ACP, in the 2019 general elections and former Minister of Education under the Olusegun Obasanjo administration, Oby Ezekwesili, has lost her mother, Mrs. Cecilia Nwayiaka Ujubuonu, Page 36 learnt.
She was said to have died of cancer-related sickness in Abuja, on Sunday night.
A terse statement issued on Monday by Oby Ezekwesili’s Spokesperson, Ozioma Ubabukoh, said that Mrs. Ujubuonu died at the age of 78.
Until her death, she was a member of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG.
A native of Ndodolu Village, Umunuko, Ukpor, in Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State, she was widowed after the death of her husband, Benjamin Ujubuonu, in 1988.
Mrs. Ujubuonu was a retired Businesswoman, who devoted her life to her children, grandchildren, the Church, and service to humanity.