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See what Uzodimma said about death of Imo lawmaker, Anumudu

by OkeomaNews

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State, Hope Uzodimma,  has described as shocking the deaths of the lawmaker representing Ideato North Local Government Area, Arthur Egwim and one of the Labour Party governorship aspirants in the state, Humphrey Anumudu.

Uzodimma, in a statement issued on Friday on his behalf by his spokesperson,  Oguwike Nwachuku, said that the state had lost two great sons of the state.

The statement read ” Governor of Imo State, Sen. Hope Uzodimma has lamented the passing of two great sons of Imo State, Chief Humphrey Anumudu and Hon. Innocent Arthur Egwim, describing their death as hurting.

“The death of Chief Anumudu and Hon Egwim as reported recently was a source of great concern to their communities, friends and Imo State as a whole.

 “Governor Uzodimma in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary/Media Adviser, Oguwike Nwachuku, said going by the unfortunate passing of the duo, Imo State has lost two leading lights who contributed emmensely to the development of the State.

“He also regretted that Chief Anumudu and Hon Egwim died when their services were still needed by their communities and Imo State in particular, and Nigeria in general.

“The Governor said that Chief Anumudu, a proud son of Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State was not just a a pace setter in the business world in the country who used his resources to serve humanity and God, but contributed emmensely to the political development of his dear State as a committed participant.

 “On Hon Egwim, the Governor said the lawmaker who represented Ideato North State Constituency in the 9th Assembly was not only outstanding in the Imo State House of Assembly with his motions and bills and played key roles as Chairman of Committees assigned to him for oversight functions, but was a lawyer of many years standing who plied his trade with zeal.

“On behalf of his family and the government and people of Imo State, Governor Uzodimma therefore commiserated with the families of the duo, their friends and well wishers, and prayed God to give them the grace to bear the unfortunate loss.

“To the dead, the Governor also prayed God to grant their souls a peaceful repose.”

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