A former journalist with Radio Nigeria and Champion newspaper, Chief Chyna Iwuanyanwu, has died in Abuja after a brief illness.
Iwuanyanwu, who was the publisher of an Abuja celebrity magazine, ‘Democracy Confidential’, died on August 13,2018, a statement in Abuja on Monday by his first son, Amarachi said.
The deceased was a public relations consultant, politician, author and the Group Chairman, Sungold conglomerates and founder of Zara Foundation.
The statement said Iwuanyanwu, who was the pioneer Chairman, University of Lagos Alumni Association, Abuja branch, was a respected politician with an impressive credential.
“Iwuanyanwu contested the national chairmanship of the People’s Democratic Party in 2008 and national publicity secretary of the party in the 2012/2015 National Convention.
“He was the National Secretary, Igbo Political Forum and the founder, Centre for Igbo Civilization and Culture and a member of South-East Peoples Development Association,” the statement said.
It added that condolence registers had been opened at his Abuja residence and in his country home in Amuzi Dim Na Nume Isu, Imo State.