Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has condoled with the family, friends, and the good people of Imo and Lagos States over the death of Late Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu.
The Governor in a statement issued by his Special Assistant Media and Publicity, Mr. Francis Nwaze, in Abakaliki described his death as a rude shock.
He said that the shock has become more unbearable because the incident occurred at the time the Igbo nation and Nigeria need his experience and wisdom to tackle myriads of teething security challenges in parts of the country.
He noted that as a former Military Governor of Imo and Lagos States, Rear Admiral Ndubisi Kanu exhibited high-tech bravado and became the only Igbo man appointed into the supreme military council, SMC, before it was dissolved in 1976.
“His demise at this trying time in Nigeria’s existence has no doubt shrunk the nation’s security intelligence databank and placed a huge responsibility on the shoulders of those he has left behind.” The governor was quoted in the statement.
Governor Umahi, on behalf of his family, Government and the good people of Ebonyi State prayed for a peaceful repose of the dead, the statement added.