The member representing Obingwa-West State Constituency in Abia state House of Assembly, has expressed shock over the demise of former President-General, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Prof. Joseph Ogbonnaya Irukwu.
In a Press Statement from his Media Office, made available to newsmen, Erondu Jnr disclosed that Prof. Irukwu was a worthy son of Igbo land, a patriotic Nigerian, and a core democrat among others whose wealth of experience would be missed by Nigerians and the younger generations.
The Abia legislator, further described the death of the Insurance expert/legal icon who died at age 89 as a huge loss to Abia state, Ndigbo and Nigeria at large.
He urged the immediate family of the deceased, the people of Amaokwe Item, Abians, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the academic community, the body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) and the entire Nigeria, to take solace that late Prof. Irukwu lived an accomplished life.
He prayed God to grant late Prof. Irukwu’s soul eternal rest in his bossom.Tags: Abia, Erondu Erondu Jnr, Gov Alex Otti, Legislature