The Enugu State Government has expressed its deepest condolences to the family of late Commissioner for Health, Prof. Anthony Ugochukwu.
In a statement by the Commissioner for Information, Nnanyelugo Chidi Aroh, the state government also condoled with the entire medical community and the people of Oji River Local Government Area.
Aroh stated that the state government was deeply saddened by the demise of Prof. Ugochukwu “who passed on Friday, 3rd April, 2020, after a long battle with chronic kidney disease as already announced by his family”.
The information commissioner added that “the Enugu State Government is very proud of the various contributions made by Prof. Anthony Ugochukwu, in the different capacities he had served the state, particularly as Commissioner for Health, until December 2019 when he was kept out of duty due to this health challenge”.
The state government therefore pray to God to grant his soul eternal rest and also “grant us all the fortitude to bear this great loss”.