Stephen Ukandu, Umuahia
Ex-Biafran General, Alexander Madiebo, is dead.
He died at the ripe age of 90.
General Madiebo was a former Chief of Staff of the Biafran Army who played heroic role in defending Biafrans against the federal forces in the 33-month war.
A statement released by his family expressed sadness over his demise.
The statement which did not give much information on how the ex-Biafran General passed on simply read: “We are sad to announce the passing of General Alexander Madiebo, Chief of Staff of the Biafran Army and the last of the three titans. He was 90.
“For condolence call please contact Chuka Madiebo (281)258-6731, Uchenna Madiebo 2348033434338, Nwora Madiebo 2348033012184, Obi Nweke (281)701-6486.”
Madiebo, a General in the Biafran Army was the author of the book titled, The Nigerian Revolution and the Biafran War, in which he provided a postmortem account of the events of the Nigeria civil war.