The former Nigerian Ambassador to Togo, Vincent Sunny Okobi is dead.
This was made known on Thursday by his son, Amaechi Okobi, in a statement on behalf of the family. Adding that the family are deeply saddened by the passing of the diplomat.
Vincent Sunny Okobi, as the envoy to Togo, he was awarded France’s Légion d’honneur by President Francois Mitterrand for his commitment to promoting Franco-Nigerian foreign relations.
“Ambassador Okobi left his most unforgettable legacy as a devoted husband of 52 years, father of four children and grandfather of 14”, the statement read.
It added that in adherence to COVID-19 guidelines, there would be no condolence visits.
Vincent Sunny Okobi is survived by Justice Victoria Okobi, siblings and other family members.