13th October, 2021
By Ikechukwu Iweajunwa
Governor Hope Uzodimma has renamed the popular Heroes Square Stadium in Owerri, after the Late Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu.
Kano, who was the first military administrator of the old Imo state, died on the 13th of January, 2021.
The governor announced the renaming on Wednesday shortly after receiving the remains of Kanu at the Government House, Owerri as part of his lying-in-state and commination service.
He said that the decision was reached after due consultation adding that the deceased was a prominent Igbo son who served his people, his state and the country diligently.
Uzodimma prayed to God for the repose of his soul also commiserated with the family for the loss and asked God to console them.