Chief Sylvester Debe Ojukwu, the first son of the Biafran warlord, late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, has reportedly passed on, aged 62.
A family source, who confirmed the news, said he slumped and died at a private hospital in Lagos.
The source who pleaded anonymity said that they are yet to issue a statement on it.
Meanwhile, speaking to PUNCH Newspaper, Bianca Ojukwu, the widow of Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, said she cannot confirm the death of her late husband’s son, Debe Ojukwu.
“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”, she stated.
Calls to Emeka Ojukwu for a confirmation of the story were not picked.