Igwe Alex Ezeoba Nwokedi, OON, the Uthoko of Achalla is dead.
He was the Chief Press Secretary to former President Olusegun Obasanjo during his time as military head of state from 1976 to 1979,.
Nwokedi was also the Group Public Affairs Manager of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to his passing.
In a statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, Buhari commiserated with the Uthoko Na Eze royal family, people of Achalla community, and Anambra State Government.
The President also condoled with the Igwe-in-Council of Achalla.
Nwokedi was ex-chairman, Anambra State Council of Traditional Rulers, and one-time chairman of Nine Eastern States Council of Traditional Rulers.
Buhari noted that the late monarch left his footprints on the sands of time.
The Nigerian leader asked God to rest the soul of the deceased, and comfort all those who mourn him.
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