Black Monday As Abia PDP Loses Chieftain,Chief Ndidi Okereke, Declares One Day Mourning


The members of the People’s Democratic Party in Abia State,have been thrown into mourning with the news of the sudden death of one of her chieftains, the former State of the Party,Chief Ndidi Okereke,suspends all party activities scheduled for Tuesday,15th of November,2022.

In a Release signed by the Abia PDP Vice Chairman/Acting State Publicity Secretary, Hon Elder Abraham Amah, the state chairman of the party, Rt. Hon. Alwell Asiforo Okere,on behalf of the Abia PDP, announced the sudden death of the former State Chairman of the Party, Chief Ndidi Okereke who passed on to eternity in the early hours of today, Monday November 14, 2022, describing him as a fine gentleman.

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Chief Ndidi Okereke

According to the Release, the Party considered the late Chief Ndidi Okereke as a bridge between the Old and New Breed politicians,who also doubled as the Chairman of the Contact and Mobilization sub-Committee of the 2023 Abia PDP Campaign Council and the Party’s State Reconciliation Committee.

“He was a reliable, strong ally and a strategic partner of the State governor, Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu,who is shattered by the news of the sudden demise of the ever jovial Ndidi Okereke as he was fondly called by all.

The Party Chairman in the release, however, mourned the painful loss of this great son of Abia State and commiserated with the members of his immediate family, friends and well wishers.

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“The sudden death of Chief Okereke is a great loss to his immediate family, the good people of Umunneochi LGA, Abia North, Abia State and the entire PDP family and he will be greatly missed by all”,it reads.

Meanwhile,the Abia PDP has made a major adjustment to its scheduled programmes for Tuesday  November 15, 2022, following the death of Chief Ndidi Okereke, as the Party Secretariat would remain closed on that day as a mark of respect for the deceased.

“We pray to the Almighty God to grant his family, friends and Ndi Abia the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss”,it concludes