Prince Emeka Obasi , publisher of the Hallmark newspaper, passed away at the age of 58.

Prince Emeka Obasi, a veteran journalist and public relations expert, died on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, after a long illness, according to TheNiche.

Mr. Okey Onyenweaku, the editor of Hallmark newspaper, confirmed his death

He stated that a statement would be issued soon.

For the past eight years, the award-winning journalist and former Commissioner for Information from Abia State had been battling a health problem.

He founded the Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre (PPRAC), which organizes the Zik Prize in Leadership Award, and served as its executive secretary.

Prince Emeka Obasi was born in Ubeku, Umuahia, Abia State, on February 10, 1964. In the year 2000, he married Betty Mankini Amune, with whom he has two children.

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Between 1971 and 1976, he received his primary education at Ahiaeke Ibeku, followed by secondary education at Ibeku High School in Umuahia, where he graduated in 1982. Between 1983 and 1987, he studied at the University of Calabar.

Between 1987 and 1989, he worked as a reporter for Newswatch magazine, and from 1989 to 1990, he was the Features Editor for Classique Magazine.

From 1990 to 1993, Prince Emeka Obasi served as President of Cameo Adventures Limited in Lagos, as well as President/Chief Executive Officer of Patrioni Limited and Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Hallmark Newspapers.

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