The Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Engr Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji earlier on Thursday, attended the funeral service of Late HRM Eze Raphael Ahamefule Mbagwu KSC which held at Saint Andrew’s Anglican Church, Nsukwe na Amibo in Ubakala, Umuahia South LGA of Abia State.
While delivering his condolence message, the Speaker described the deceased as a father who guided him with his words of advice, played a vital role in his private life and was instrumental to his growth
He further described the deceased as such an intelligent personality with impeccable integrity.
“Onye Eze was such a kind man who made immeasurable contributions to my development; he was an enigma and a master who had a successful career as a Pharmacist. We have indeed lost a rare gem and a great man but I’m glad he lived a fulfilled life”, the Speaker said.
While condoling with the bereaved family, the church and the entire Amaigbo community, the Speaker prayed God to give them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss and grant the deceased eternal rest.
Secretary to the State Government, Barr Chris Chiadi Ezem, former Member that represented Ikwuano/Umuahia Federal Constituency, Rt Hon Udo Ibeji, clergymen, businessmen, the Traditional Rulers Council ably led by HRM Eze Ndubuisi J. Nwabeke among other dignitaries attended the funeral service.
The deceased was aged 93.