Sylvester Debe Ojukwu, the first son of late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu is reportedly dead.He was said to have died on Friday, November 2 after a brief stay at the hospital. Debe Ojukwu was 62 years old.
He had been engaged in a face-off with his father’s last wife, Bianca Ojukwu, over properties left by the late Ikemba Nnewi.
His father, Chief Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu was a Nigerian military officer and politician who served as the military governor of the Eastern Region of Nigeria in 1966 and the leader of the breakaway Republic of Biafra from 1967 to 1970. He was active as a politician from 1983 to 2011, when he died aged 78.