Joe Anatune, the media campaign manager to the Anambra State governor, died 11 days after he was appointed as MD/CEO of Anambra State Signage and Advertising Agency by Charles Soludo.
Anatune, a strong ally of Governor Soludo of Anambra State, is dead died on Saturday at age of 62.
Soludo, in a statement released on Sunday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Christian Aburime, expressed shock and disbelief over the incident.
“Joe Anatune was one of the foremost Apostles of the Soludo project with uncommon strength and courage to deliver on any given assignment.
“He stated further that Joe’s personal sacrifices during his electioneering campaign were not only exceptional but highly commendable.
“He spearheaded the Soludo Promoters Forum (SPF) and for two years used the platform to engage the professionals in mainstream politics. The government and the good people of Anambra State will sorely miss Joe Anatune,” the statement read.
It said Soludo has since commiserated with Anatune’s wife, children, the Anatune family, and Awa community over the sudden loss.