The Enugu State Commissioner for Health, Professor Anthony Ugochukwu is dead.
He reportedly died at the early hours of Saturday at Memfys Hospital Enugu.
Until his death, Prof. Ugochukwu was a renowned Surgeon and a Lecturer at Enugu State University of Science and Technology and has been battling an undisclosed ailment.
The lawmaker who represents Oji River state constituency and Chairman, House Committee on Information, Enugu State House of Assembly, Geoffrey Mbah described the commissioner’s demise a great loss to both the state and the entire nation.
“We are talking about a renowned Professor of Surgeon who has a lot to offer in turning around our health sector. It’s a terrible blow.” He said.