Biafran war hero, Colonel Joe (Achuzia) who died on Monday at the age of 90 in Asaba Delta State, passed on, beaming with smiles, his son, Onyeka Achuzia said
The elder statesman statesman, popularly known as “Hannibal” died after a brief illness at Federal Medical Centre Asaba, at about 8.am.
Onyeka said the body had been deposited at the mortuary.
Well-wishers and indigenes have visited his home at Idumu-Ojei quarters to pay their last respect.
Onyeka described his father as the best, saying he was shocked to learn of his death.
According to him, the war veteran was beaming with smiles before he passed on.
A 21-gun salute was fired to announce his death.