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Okowa condoles Delta speaker over uncle’s death

Nosa Akenzua, Asaba

Delta state Governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa has condoled with the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Sheriff Oborevwori and the entire Oborevwori family of Osubi in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta state over the demise of their uncle and father Pa. Johnson Oborevwori.

Okowa in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu in Asaba, said Pa Johnson Oborevwori was a committed and passionate leader whose contributions to the development of his immediate community was commendable.

He commended the late Pa. Oborevwori’s commitment to the peace, stability and development of not only his community, but also the entire Urhobo nation, describing his death as a great loss not only to the family but the state in general, given his invaluable contributions to the cause of humanity.

According to the statement, the deceased was a dedicated businessman, a devout Christian whose support and contributions to his family in no small way impacted positively on speaker’s illustrious political career, culminating in his election as speaker of the 6th assembly.

“The late Pa. Johnson Oborevwori was a quintessential father, devout Christian who devoted his lifetime to the service of God and humanity. On behalf of the government and people of Delta state, I commiserate with Mr. Speaker, Sheriff Oborevwori over the painful loss of his beloved uncle, Pa. Johnson Oborevwori.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, the entire Osubi community and the people of Okpe Kingdom on the irreparable loss of this selfless and patriotic businessman,” the governor added.

He called on the bereaved family to uphold the cherished ideals of community service, kindness and generosity associated with the late Pa. Oborevwori and prayed the Almighty God to grant repose to his soul and give the family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.