The Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Engr Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji earlier today paid a condolence visit to the family of Late Prof Ibe Samuel Onwuchekwa at Amuzukwu Ibeku, Umuahia North LGA.
Consoling the bereaved family, Rt Hon Engr Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji described Late Prof Ibe Samuel Onwuchekwa as an elder statesman who lived an exemplary life in service to God and humanity as well as committed to the progress of the state and encouraged them not to dwell on their grief but that they should be consoled by the fact that theirr father lived a fulfilled life that impacted many.
He prayed God to grant the deceased eternal rest and give the family the fortitude to bear the huge loss.
On his part, the Traditional Prime Minister of Ibeku Ancient Kingdom, High Chief Uche Akwukwuegbu (Bawas) consoled the family over the painful loss of their father. He urged the children of the Late erudite Professor to live in peace, love and harmony.
In his vote of thanks, the first son of the deceased, Mr Chiagoziem Samuel Onwuchekwa thanked the Speaker for coming to commiserate with them, and especially for his support to the family. He prayed God to continue to guide and lift him.