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Jonathan Consoles Ezeife Over Wife’s Death

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Former Nigeria’s President, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has commiserated with the former Governor of Anambra State, Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife over the passing on of his wife Njideka Ezeife, describing her death as a sad loss.

Dr Jonathan in a message of condolence to the former Governor and the people of Anambra State which was obtained by The Eastern Updates decalred that the late Mrs Ezeife played a key role in the growth and development of the State, having served as the First Lady to the first elected governor of the State.

The former president stated: ‘I am deeply saddened by the news of the passing on of your dear wife, Mrs Njideka Ezeife, who transited to eternal glory after a brief illness.

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‘The death of a close relation is always a painful experience for which, as mortals, we are encouraged to draw solace from God’s abiding grace and abundant love.

‘Mrs Ezeife was a well-loved and devout woman who diligently served the people of Anambra State and humanity and left behind worthy legacies that will continue to endure.

‘May God sustain your family with the strength to bear the loss and grant her soul eternal rest. On behalf of my family, I convey our deepest condolences.’

The Eastern Updates had earlier reported that Mrs. Ezeife Njideka, who was scheduled to return to Nigeria on December 13, 2021, suddenly became sick a day before her trip and was confirmed dead in the United States of America.

The announcement was contained in a statement signed by the Secretary of the Igbo Elders Council, Professor Charles Nwekeaku.

Meanwhile, apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has reacted to the sad story noting that it received with shock the news on the unfortunate passage of the former first lady of Anambra State.

 

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