Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell Is Dead

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell is dead.

 

 

Newsonline reports that Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell has died of Covid-19 complications at 84, his family has announced.

 

 

Newsonline understands that Powell was a former top military officer who rose to become the first African-American secretary of state in 2001 under Republican George W Bush.

 

“We have lost a remarkable and loving husband, father, grandfather and a great American,” a statement said.

 

“We want to thank the medical staff… for their caring treatment,” it added.

 

The statement said that he had been fully vaccinated against Covid.

Details shortly…