…Says his passage is a loss to Nigeria
Paul Obiajunwo, Port Harcourt
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has expressed sadness over the death of Nigeria’s Literary Icon, Captain Elechi Amadi, describing his passage as a loss to the country.
In a condolence message to the family, people of Rivers State and the entire country, Governor Wike said that Captain Amadi’s contributions to the development of the nation are legendry.
He said that his literary works promoted Rivers State, the Niger Delta and the country, hence he will be celebrated by Rivers State and all lovers of literature across the country.
Governor Wike said that Captain Elechi Amadi was a consummate patriot, a great literary icon, a soldier’s soldier and development enthusiast.
He prayed God to grant his immediate family the strength to bear the irreparable loss, pointing out that his achievements in different areas of national life will always be remembered.