Todays a very shocking news from defence sector a Nigerian Brigadier General who served as the Military Governor of Ondo State (July 1978 – October 1979) Brigadier-General Sunny Esijolomi Tuoyo died on December 17, 2022 in Lagos at the age of 87 years.
He works in defence sector many of years for Nigeria. There are lots of people giving tributes to him and social media is flooded with tributes for him. During this sad moment, the Governor of Delta State named Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa and one other Sheriff Oborevwori known as the Speaker of the state House assembly share sorrow with his family
How Did Sunny Esijolomi Tuoyo Die?
As per the exclusive sources and reports, There is not much information is out from his family and friends related to his death and the cause of his death is also not confirmed yet. He passed away at the age of 87 years so his long age can also be the cause of his death but nothing can be said before the confirmed news from the sources.
There is a lot of rumor coming forward about the cause of his death but nothing is clear and confirmed, we will update our article after getting any information related to his death and the cause of his death.
Who Was Sunny Esijolomi Tuoyo?
He worked in the Nigerian Army from 1961 in a great career and he gained too much respect in his life. He was a member of the 3rd Marine Commando and Military Administrator of Ondo State from 1978 to 1979 and also gives their service in the United Nations (UN) Peacekeeping missions to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and India/Pakistan. For managing his business he retired from the army in 1984 until his last retirement which was confirmed in 1998. His family will early announce his burial arrangements and we will share them in our updated article.
During his long and illustrious career in the military, the former commander-in-chief racked up several high-profile honors, including being the first African to receive the coveted post of the President of Nigeria, and the only African ever to achieve the rank of Major-General. Apart from his time in the Army, the former commander-in-chief also served in the United Nations Peacekeeping Missions in Afghanistan and Liberia.
What did Brigadier-General Sunny Esijolomi have to say about the subject? He was a highly capable administrator, but his most noteworthy contribution was his role as the first civilian governor of the state, which he ascended to in the most elegant fashion. Upon his retirement, he became a close confidante to his successor, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. In his twilight years, he was the go-to man when it came to scheming up a state-wide re-branding exercise. As a result, his successor, Okowa, has been able to achieve a resounding victory in his bid for the PDP presidential ticket.
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