I was shocked, saddened- Lawan sends message to Orji Kalu
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has condoled with the Chief
Whip of the Senate, Sen.Orji Uzor-Kalu over the death of his wife, Ifeoma.
Lawan in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr.
Ola Awoniyi, on Monday in Abuja said he was shocked and saddened by the news of
the death of the wife of the Senate Chief Whip.
The senate president described the death as untimely and
tragic and prayed to Almighty God to comfort the Senator and his entire family.
“I condole with Senator Orji Uzor Kalu over the tragic and
untimely death of his wife.
“The death of a darling wife is traumatic and harrowing but
we must accept the will of the Almighty.
“We further take
consolation in the fact that she lived a virtuous life invested in the service
of family, community and God.
“I extend my condolences to the government and people of
Abia and pray that God will grant them the fortitude to bear the great loss,”
Kalu confirmed the death of his wife in a post on his
official Facebook page on Monday.
The chief whip said Ifeoma, who died at the age of 61, was a
woman of virtue who was committed to the service of God and humanity.
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