Mr Mbazulike Amechi, the first Aviation Minister of Nigeria, is dead.
Amaechi who was Minister during the First Republic died at the age of 93 in the early hours of Tuesday, November 1.
His son, Ezeana Tagbo Amechi, confirmed his death said in a statement that read;
“With total deference to the will of the Almighty God, the Ume Amaechi, Ezeana Ihidede families and Umu Mmara kindred of Amihe Ukpor in Nnewi south local government area of Anambra State announce the peaceful transition of our illustrious son, father and grandfather, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi.
“We thank God for the fulfilled life that he lived, the lives he touched and service to God and country.”