Ikpeazu Mourns Late Ndidi Okereke


...Describes Him As First Class Political Leader


Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has described the former State Chairman of the PDP, Late Chief Ndidi Okereke as a first class political leader, administrator and a passionate Abian who played key stabilizing roles in Abia politics.


Governor Ikpeazu who stated this in a release signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Onyebuchi Ememanka expressed deep shock at the news of the death of Chief Okereke.


The Governor noted that the news of demise of the late PDP chairman is “heart breaking, utterly depressing and almost unbelievable, judging from the fact that the now politician has been very active in affairs of government in the last couple of weeks.


He said: “Chief Ndidi Okereke played key stabilizing roles in the politics of Abia State. A man of peace and an advocate of reconciliation, Chief Okereke was an integral part of practically all moves that brought peace and stability to the party and the State. He was the Political Leader in Umunneochi LGA and one of the most experienced politicians in the State.


“Chief Ndidi Okereke was a master in the art of quiet but effective political diplomacy and his death has dealt a major blow to Abia PDP and overall political development in the State”.


The Governor condoled with the wife and children of the deseased, the people of Umunneochi LGA, the PDP in the State and the entire people of Abia State on the painful loss, and urged all to take heart.