A former military spokesperson, Major-General Bernard Onyeuko (rtd), has passed on.
According to a credible source who broke the news on Saturday, 26th August, the late Onyeuko died on Saturday morning after complaining of a cold and was rushed to a private hospital where he died.
A close friend of the deceased said that the retired general was hale and hearty on Friday until he fell ill on Saturday morning and passed on.
Onyeuko was a member of the Nigerian Defence Academy, Course 38 Regular intake. He served as the pioneer Deputy Director, Defence Media Operations, as a Brigadier-General.
Bernard Onyeuko was then promoted to the rank of Major-General and made the substantive Director by the former Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor.