Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu retired is dead.
He reportedly died this morning in a hospital at 77.
Reports suggest he was ill for a long time. However, it is unclear if the ailment killed him.
Prior to his death, he was the former military governor of Imo State in 1975 and governor of Lagos State in 1976.
A close friend from Abia State confirmed his death today, January 13, to newsmen. He said Kanu was in his seventies and celebrated his last birthday in November 2020, Vanguard reports.
Kanu was the only Igbo appointed into the Supreme Military Council (SMC) in 1975 before it was dissolved when he assumed office in 1976 as the head of state.