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General News of Saturday, 20 August 2022


Chike Tasie, former Chief Press Secretary to ex-Abia Governor is dead

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Chike Tasie, a veteran journalist and former Chief Press Secretary to Anthony Oguguo, ex-military Governor of old Imo State, has died at 74.

Tasie served 3 different Governors as Chief Press Secretary.

His death was announced on Friday, August 19, by Onyebuchi Ememanka, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Abia State, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu.

Mr Ememanka expressed sadness over the unfortunate death of Mr Chike Tasie, who he also described as a thorough-bred journalist with the News Agency of Nigeria before his appointment in the old imo state.

Ememanka said of the late Tasie: "A jolly good fellow, he visited me and shared a lot of insights with me.

"I feel a deep sense of the personal loss at his death.

"Ogam, you served well. May God accept your soul. Our condolences to the family.

"All past CPS are by this notice, invited to be part of the burial."

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