Nigeria has lost another great leader. Health Commissioner in Enugu has lost his life. Professor Anthony Ugochukwu died on Friday night 3rd April, 2020.
The commissioner returned from US according our reporting sources and was at the Memphis Hospital in Enugu and was disclosed on 4th April by the lawmaker of the State’s House of Assembly, representing the Oji River State Constituency, Hon. Jeff Mbah.
Mbah described the commissioner’s death as a big blow to both the state and the entire nation.
Hon. Mbah said with a sorrowful voice: “We are talking about a renowned Professor of Surgeon who has a lot to offer in turning around our health sector. Its a terrible blow.”
In the meantime, The African Media has reported Twenty new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria and the total cases hit 210. This was reported on 4th April, 2020.
The now Late Health Commissioner in Enugu, Prof. Anthony added to his name numerous award. He received the African Child Foundation Nigeria Author of the Year (2012); African Role Model by the New Age International Magazine; African Child Laureate for Indigenous Creativity by the African Child Foundation; Literary Excellence Award by the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) in 2015.
His work” The Natural Dynamics of Imaginative and Creative Technology, which was translated into other languages of the world including Chinese attracted an Award of Excellence to him from Washington DC in November 2015.