Oby Ezekwesili loses 78-year-old mum to cancer

Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili has lost her 78-year-old mum, Cecilia Nwayiaka Ujubuonu, to cancer.

According to reports, the aged Ujubuonu died in the arms and home of her daughter, Ezekwesili, in Abuja.

The former presidential candidate and Minister of Education has been thrown into a state of mourning after the passing of her mum on Sunday, June 21.

The information was contained in an official press statement by her Media Office on Monday, June 22.

The statement, signed by Ezekwesili’s Spokesperson and Publicist, Ozioma Ubabukoh, staid Mrs Ujubuonu died in the late hours of Sunday.

A native of Ndodolu Village, Umunuko, Ukpor, Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State, she was widowed following the death of her husband, Benjamin Ujubuonu, in 1988.

Born on April 18, 1942, Ujubuonu, a retired businesswoman, devoted her life to her children, grandchildren, church and service to humanity.

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