Governor Soludo Expresses Shock Over Anambra Lwamaker’s Deatth In South Africa
The Governor of Anambra State, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, has expressed shock over the sudden death of the majority leader and the lawmaker representing Awka South Constituency 1 in the state House of Assembly, Dr. Nnamdi Okafor.
Recalled that Okafor was said to have slumped and died in a hotel in South Africa, where he was undergoing mandatory training with other members of the assembly.
Governor Soludo in a press release signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Christian Aburime, expressed shock over the sudden death of the lawmaker.
In the release, Soludo said, “It is shocking that the State Assembly lost another lawmaker to the cold hands of death, coming barely three months after the demise of the lawmaker representing Aguata 2 Constituency, Hon. Okechukwu Okoye.
“Dr. Nnamdi Okafor was an active participant at the 7th Assembly who devoted his time and energy to representing his constituency. He’ll be sorely missed.
“On behalf of the Anambra State Government, may I use this medium to convey my sympathy to those he left behind, including his family, Awka Constituency 1, and Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Uche Okafor as well as other lawmakers.
The governor added, “Indeed, life is ephemeral. May the living continue to reflect on the essence of life and live for the good of the society as Dr. Okafor did”.