Hon [Sir] Petrus Agballah, Minority leader Old Anambra state Assembly,dies at 90

 
www.odogwublog.com reports that a Minority Leader of the old Anambra state house of assembly in the second republic,Hon [Sir] Petrus Agballah has passed on, after a protracted illness.
A statement signed by his son,Barrister Ugochukwu Agballah, a former commissioner for works in Enugu state during the first tenure of ex Governor Chimaroke Nnamani and APGA governorship candidate in the 2003 Enugu state governorship election, said the late Agballah died on March 24,at the ripe age of 90 .

A statement signed by the son of the deceased and former Commissioner
for Works and governorship aspirant in Enugu State, Barr. Ugochukwu
Agballah, noted that Pa Agballah passed on at the age of 90 on March
24, 2017 after a protracted illness.

According the press statement, a valedictory session will be held on behalf of late Pa Agballah at Enugu state house of assembly on Thursday,May 11, while the funeral service will take place at St Mary's Pro Cathedral,Udi, on  Friday,May 12, and thereafter final interment at his country home,Nkolo Abalagu,Amagu village,Udi.

The late Agballah who also was Deputy state chairman of the defunct  National Party of Nigeria[NPN],old Anambra state , also during his lifetime was a Fellow of the
Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales,  was the first
Chartered Accountant of Igbo extraction to start practice in then
Eastern Region with offices at Enugu, Onitsha, Owerri, Calabar, Port
Harcourt and Aba.

He was one  of the pioneer indigent citizens of Enugu state that championed and lobbied  for the creation of WAWA
State which eventually led to  creation of Enugu in 1991 and Ebonyi
state in 1996. .

He was also a founding board member of defunct Orient Bank, Palm Beach
Insurance, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) among
others.

Hon [Sir] Petrus Agballah, Minority leader Old Anambra state Assembly,dies at 90  Hon [Sir] Petrus Agballah, Minority leader Old Anambra state Assembly,dies at 90 Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Tuesday, May 02, 2017 Rating: 5

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