Founding father of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and its factional Presidential candidate, Chief Chekwas Okorie, has expressed unhappiness over the demise of elder statesman and former Minister within the first republic, Chief Mabazulike Amaech.
In a press release on Tuesday, Okorie stated though Amaechi lived as much as 93, his passing left such an enormous void that might be tough to fill for a very long time.
The assertion learn: “I obtained the information of the dying of Chief Mbazulike Amaechi with deep unhappiness. Though he loved the particular grace of God to dwell as much as the ripe outdated age of 93 years, but by his passing he left such an enormous void that might be tough to fill for a very long time.
“Like wine, his invaluable contributions and interventions in public discourse grew to become higher as he aged. He was brave, daring and forthright always.
“A few days in the past, I used to be narrating to some younger males who got here on a routine interplay with me, the story of the wonderful days of Ohanaeze Ndigbo. I recalled to them how and why Ohanaeze was shaped, which was initially referred to as IGBO FORUM in 1976 when it was shaped till 1979 when it was renamed Ohanaeze Ndigbo.
“I used to be then the youngest member of the group which was then an elite group. I dealt with many of the errands of the group. I used to be then a younger undergraduate on the College of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. I knowledgeable them that the 1976 class of what later grew to become Ohanaeze, had solely Chief Mbazulike Amaechi and my humble self alive.
“The boy is sweet “as he was popularly recognized in his hay days when he grew to become a cupboard minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, on the youthful age of 24 years outdated might be vastly missed, particularly his sensible counsel to Ndigbo and each Nigerian authorities.”
Okorie prayed that his noble and valiant soul would relaxation in peace.