Member Ohanaeze Ndigbo Presidential Advisory Council, Prof Gregory Ibe has consoled the Governor of Anambra state Prof Chukwuma Soludo on the death of his predecessor in office Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeife.
Speaking in reaction to the recent announcement of the passage of Dr Ezeife, Prof Ibe described the development as “an unfortunate epilogue to a year filled with many tragedies”
According to Prof Ibe, ” I received the sad news of the transition of Nnamukwu Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeife with pain and distraught. This is because of the role Nnamukwu has been playing in the advancement of the cause of our region. My frustration is further heightened by the fact that his death signifies an unfortunate epilogue to a year filled with many tragedies, in which the ground welcomed such elder statesmen as Prof Joe Irukwu, Prof George Obiozor, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi and now Okwadike Ezeife”.
While commiserating with the government and people of Anambra state, the Ezeife Dynasty of Igbo-Ukwu and Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide , Prof Ibe prayed God to grant the elder statesman eternal repose in his kingdom.
The death of former governor Ezeife was announced on Friday through a press statement issued by Chief Rob Ezeife on behalf of the Ezeife Dynasty of Igbo-Ukwu.According to the statement, the former governor died at the Federal Medical Center Abuja on Thursday at the age of 85 years.