Gistlover reports that Kanu was the first governor after the decree that established Imo from part of the old East Central State. He was appointed into the Supreme Military Council headed by the late Head of State, Gen. Murtala Muhammed in 1975 and subsequently became a human rights activist after retiring from the Nigeria army.The Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Godwin Kanu who served as a military governor of Imo State during the General Olusegun Obasanjo military regime, has died.However, the cause of his death is yet to be disclosed, the retired military officer is said to have died at the age of 78.Breaking: Another Former Military Governor Confirmed Dead. “I can confirm that he has passed on. This is very sad news. A statement will be issued soon,” Okei-Odumakin said.moses is a writer for gist lovers . A budding individual with the strive to share and inform the masses with contents relating to their beliefs, lifestyle and all about the entertainment.