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Senator Clement Annie Okonkwo: Life And Times Of Late 63 Year Old Anambra Business Man


NjenjeMediaNews can now confirm and report that Former Senator and businessman Clement Annie Okonkwo from Anambra State passed on at age 63. He died in the United States, where he had been receiving treatment, according to a family source.

The entire Okonkwo family of Iruebenebe village, Ojoto, announces the death of High Chief Annie Okonkwo, according to a telegram from the family notifying the death.

It was said that he had been diagnosed with lung cancer and had a near-death experience before eventually making a complete recovery. However, he experienced a relapse in April, and from that moment until his passing, he relied on life support.

Clement Annie Okonkwo was born on the 10th of March, 1958, in Iruebenebe village, Ojoto, in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State. He studied economics at the University of Lagos and subsequently earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Louisville in the United States.

From 2007 to 2011, Senator Okonkwo served as the PDP’s representative for the Anambra Central Senatorial District. Dr. Chris Ngige, a former state governor and former minister of Labour and employment, succeeded him.

The Agunaechemba I of Ojoto was also a successful businessman who established a conglomerate with holdings in the manufacturing, real estate, commodities trading, oil and gas, telecommunications, and general commerce industries. The companies are Sunflower Nigeria, Pentagon Oil, Clemco Industries, Modern Communications (a satellite TV network), Reliance Telecoms, and Modern Communications.

Clement Annie Okonkwo was a dedicated family man, a philanthropist, and a devout Christian. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ojoto.

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The Okonkwo family and the people of Anambra State have lost a great leader. He will be remembered for his commitment to the development of Anambra State and his contributions to the nation.

The Okonkwo family, as well as the people of Anambra State, are mourning the loss of this great man.

We at Njenje Media News offer our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Clement Annie Okonkwo.

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