Chief Sylvester Debe Ojukwu, the first son of the Biafran warlord, late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, has been reported dead, The Nigerian Tribune reports.
Debe died at age 62 in Lagos state in the night of Friday, November 2, after a short stay in hospital. Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Bianca, Ojukwu’s wife and stepmother to Debe, said that she could not confirm the death of the son of the late Igbo leader.
Bianca said it was not her duty to make announcements in the Ojukwu family. According to her, Nnewi, their home town, is guided by traditions and customs.
Spend less on the Internet! She said: “According to our tradition, it is not my role to make such announcements. We have elders in the family, who have such duties and functions. It’s not part of my duties.”