Gov. Soludo Mourns Okafor, Anambra Lawmaker’s Demise In SA
Gov. Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State has expressed shock over the sudden death of Dr. Nnamdi Okafor, member representing Awka South Constituency 1 in the State House of Assembly,
Soludo said this in a Statement signed by Mr Christian Aburime his
Press Secretary on Wednesday.
Okafor who was the Majority Leader of the House, slumped and died on Tuesday at Sandton City Johannesburg, South Africa where he was attending a statutory training session of members of Anambra State House of Assembly.
Soludo regretted that Okafor’s death came barely three months after the demise of the lawmaker representing Aguata Two Constituency, Hon. Okechukwu Okoye who was kidnapped and later beheaded.
He described the death as shocking, a huge loss to the Anambra 7th Assembly which had lost another member and the State in general adding that he served his constituency with devotion, energy and time.
According to Soludo. he willbe 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, Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Uche Okafor as well as other lawmakers.
“Indeed, life is ephemeral. may the living continue to reflect on the essence of life and live for the good of the society like Dr. Okafor did,” he said.