Death Of Sir Oforji Has Robbed Rivers State Of A Great Leader – Governor Wike

Death Of Sir Oforji Has Robbed Rivers State Of A Great Leader  – Governor Wike
Paul Obiajunwo, PortHarcourt

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike  has  said that the state has been robbed of the services of a development enthusiast , following the death of Sir Precious Oforji, a Former Member of the Rivers State House of Assembly and Former Chairman of Oyigbo Local Government Area.

Speaking during a condolence visit to the family of the Late Sir Precious Oforji at Oyigbo on Monday, Governor  Wike described  the death of the former lawmaker  as “very painful “.
He said: “The death of Sir Oforji is not only painful  to the PDP, it is painful  to  the  entire state because  he was a friendly  politician  who related with people  from across  party lines.
“I have come to  personally  assure the family that Sir Oforji  left behind that  they will not be abandoned.  All the promises I made to Late Sir Precious Oforji  will be fulfilled “.
He said that the Late Oforji  cannot be replaced in the political landscape of Rivers State  because  he always  placed the interest of the state  above personal  consideration.
While  advising Members  of the family to remain  peaceful, he assured them that the State Government  will  bear the burial  cost of the late former lawmaker.
Responding on behalf of the family, Prince Gerald Oforji thanked the  governor for standing  by the family during their trying time.
He said that the visit of the governor  has rekindled hope in the family, pointing out  that Governor Wike always  stand by the people.