Abuja - The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, has described the death of the former President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Prof. Ralph Uwechua, as a great loss to Nigeria and Africa.
In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on media and Public Affairs, Imam Imam, made available to CAJ News in Abuja, the Speaker said Uwechue would be remembered for his distinguished service to the Foreign Affairs Ministry and his lasting impressions in black consciousness movements across the globe.
He urged the Federal and Delta State Governments to immortalise the deceased by instituting deliberate mechanism for the study of his life and works.
While condoling with the Nigerians over the death of the respected academic-cum-politician, the Speaker prayed to God to give his family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
Uwechue died recently at the National Hospital in Abuja last Thursday after a protracted ailment.
- CAJ News
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