The Eze Ndigbo of Ibadanland and President of Non-Indigenes Traditional Council of Ibadan, Oyo State, Alex Anozie, has passed away at the age of 74. The news of his death came as a shock to many, as he reportedly died peacefully in his sleep at his residence in Ososami, Ibadan.
Anozie, originally from Igboukwu in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, was a well-respected figure in Ibadan. Known for his contributions to the economic growth of the ancient town, he was highly regarded by both locals and non-indigenes alike.
A close associate of Anozie, who wished to remain anonymous, revealed that the late Eze Ndigbo did not show any signs of illness prior to his passing. This sudden loss has left the community mourning the loss of a beloved leader.
Following his demise, Anozie’s remains have been transported to his hometown of Igboukwu in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, where he will be laid to rest in a final burial ceremony.
Before his passing, Anozie held the position of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of CONAC Optical Company in Ibadan. His dedication to his work and commitment to the betterment of Ibadan will be remembered by all who knew him.