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Death of Dr Nkemka Jombo-Ofo, Nzuko Arochukwu mourns

Mazi (Dr.) Nkemka Jombo-Ofo, the Commissioner representing the South East in the Police Service Commission is dead.

A statement by Nzuko Arochukwu, a group of Aro descendants, expressed “deep shock” at the death, describing him as “a pillar in Arochukwu, South-east and Nigeria.”

Dr Jombo-ofo was, amongst others, a former President, Enugu State Chamber of Commerce; member of the Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC) Board; member of the Board of Directors of University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital; member, Nigeria Medical Association; member, Post Graduate Public Relations Association, Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants.

According to Nzuko Arochukwu, Dr Jombo-ofo’s “love for Aro was exemplary. Oshimiri (as he was popularly called) was a leading member of the immediate past Okpankpo Aro, President of Okennachi, and a holder of the prestigious title of Ugwu Aro.

“Dr Jombo-ofo was cerebral, pragmatic, visionary and courageous. Aro has lost a strategist and tactician, mobiliser and organizer..”

He is survived by his wife, Honourable Justice (Mrs) Ifeoma Jombo-ofo of the Court of Appeal and children.

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