PDP condoles with deceased member’s family in Ebonyi
The Ebonyi chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has paid a condolence visit to the family of the late Ozoemena Nkwuda, a Chieftain of the party in the state.
Mr Nkwuda, 42, was murdered by suspected political thugs in Ndiogbu-Ndieze, Inyimagu, in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi on Feb. 25, the day the presidential and National Assembly polls were held.
Dr Ifeanyi Chukwuma Odii, PDP Gubernatorial candidate in the state, who was represented by his running mate, Sen. Igwe Nwagu, on Sunday in Izzi, described the deceased as a man of peace.
He urged the family to be strong and uphold their late father’s principles of peace and love.
“We come here to pay our late member, the respect he deserved, and to sympathise with the family he left behind.
“It a pity that a young man of his age would just die and leave his family with three kids. We are worried because he is a brother, Ebonyi man, party members and a good fellow.
“I urge the family to take heart and may the Almighty God give them the ability, capacity, strength, and grace to withstand this loss,” Odii added.
Sen. Sam Egwu, Senator representing Ebonyi North District, also urged the family to take heart and prayed God to accept his soul.
“We have come to sympathise with the family, and we believe those involved in this killing will be brought to book,” Egwu said.
Mr Igwe Edeze, Director-General, PDP campaign council in Ebonyi, who led the party delegation to Nwkuda’s family, condemned the heinous crime.
Anthony Nkwuda, the deceased’s elder brother, thanked the PDP team for showing respect to his late younger brother.
“Just as everyone had said, my brother was a good man. He never cared so much about political differences. On behalf of our family, I thank you all for the visit,” the senior Nkwuda stated.
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