By Our Reporter
The Chairman, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Distinguished Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba has expressed a deep sense of shock and grief over the demise of former National Publicity Secetary of PDP, Minister of Environment and also Information and Communication, Chief John Odey.
The NDDC Chairman described the news of Odey’s death as devastating not only to him but the whole of Yala Nation, Cross River State and indeed the Nation, at a critical period when Nigeria needs his wealth of experience.
The APC Cross River Central Senatorial district aspirant in the statement from his Media Aid, Mrs. Clara Braide he said: “I am truly shocked and saddened after receiving the heartbreaking news of the sudden passing of my brother, John Ogar Odey. Words cannot describe the sense of personal loss I fill but also the greater loss for our dear State and the Nation.
“He was a truly worthy representative of his generation who made us proud even as his best was yet to come.
“John has been a source of inspiration to all who crossed his path , he was a good friend and brother indeed and his invaluable contributions to the development of our people and the Nation cannot be overemphasised”.
May God comfort the family he left behind, Government and people of Cross River State and Nigeria. May his wonderful soul find rest and peace.
The late Odey’s demise was announced on Sunday morning after he was flown out of the country for medical attention for a cancer-related ailment in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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