Ambassador Mathew Tawo Mbu, lawyer, politician and diplomat is dead.
A statement by veteran photojournalist, Sunmi Smart-Cole on behalf of the family on Monday announced the passing of the patriarch in London at the age of 82. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by the family.
Chief Mbu was born on November 20, 1929, in Okundi, Cross River State. He received his early education at Okundi Primary School from 1937 to 1940.
He also attended the Kakwagon Seminary School between 1941and 1943 before proceeding to Middle Temple and University College, London, from 1955 to 1959 where he received the LLB and the LLM. Chief Mbu was subsequently called to the Bar, Middle Temple.
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