Hon. Toby Okechukwu, the Deputy Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, has expressed shock and sadness over the death of, Hon. Mathias Ekweremadu Jr, the Commissioner for Transport.
According to the statement, Saturday, Okechukwu described the deceased as one, who loved his people and gave his best in service to them and the Government of Enugu State.
The lawmaker, who represents the Aninri/Awgu/Oji River Federal Constituency, Enugu State, also sympathize with the Ekweremadu family and the Government and people of Enugu State on the development, saying it remains a deep loss to the State.
Hon. Mathias Ekweremadu was a smart and a rooted politician, who served the government and people of Enugu State with passion and unimpeachable commitment and integrity.
His name entered book both in the legislative and executive arms of government. “This is in fact a personal loss to me and the people of Aninri and our entire Federal Constituency. But it is no doubt a particularly grievous loss to his wife, children, the entire Ekweremadu family, and the Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi-led Government of Enugu State.
He will be sorely missed, but I pray God to grant everyone the equanimity to bear this irreparable loss” he shared his consolation. Okechukwu also prayed God to grant the deceased a peaceful repose, saying he would be fondly remembered. may his soul rest in peace.
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