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Ezeife’s death shocking, great loss to Nigeria –Dame Etiaba



Ezeife’s death shocking, great loss to Nigeria –Dame Etiaba
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Nigeria’s first female governor and former governor of Anambra State Dame Virgy Etiaba has described the death of former governor of Anambra State, Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife as a huge shock and a great loss to the Nation.

Coming just a few days after the interment of another former governor of the State Dr. Chinwoke Mbadinuju, Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife, the first Executive Governor of Anambra state, died at the Federal Medical Centre in Abuja on Thursday after battling an undisclosed illness.

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Dame Virgy Etiaba in a statement addressed to the Ezeife family of Igboukwu in Anambra State and personally signed by her this morning Friday the 15th day of December 2023, stated as follows; With immense sadness, I have received the news of the death of His Excellency Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife CON, the first democratically elected Governor of the present Anambra State. This sad news has come as a huge shock to me personally, and a great loss to the Nation in particular.

“As a technocrat and a fair minded Nationalist, Ezeife represented the best in us. He desperately wished to see a Nigeria that worked for the many and not for the few. Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife ‘Okwadike Igboukwu’, will ever be remembered for many leading roles towards the emancipation of our people, for which we remain grateful to God for his sojourn on earth.

“In the end, we all have to return to our creator and ‘Okwadike’ has only gone ahead of all of us having fought the good fight and finished the race. With immense gratitude to Almighty, I remain most prayerful that our good Lord grants him eternal rest in one of his many mansions in heaven,” she added

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