Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Kalu has described the passing of His Royal Highness, Dr. Bernard Enweremadu, Eze Ukwu of Ngwaland as a huge loss to Abia state and Nigeria in general.
Extolling the virtues of the late monarch, Kalu stressed that the deceased used his position and resources to advance the cause of the people.
While admonishing the Enweremadu family to uphold the worth legacies of their late patriarch, the Senate Chief Whip urged traditional rulers to emulate the good deeds of the late monarch.
In a condolence message, Kalu conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the people and government of Abia state over the demise of the prominent monarch.
He said, “I received with pain the news of the passing of HRH Dr. Benard Enweremadu, Eze Ukwu of Ngwaland, Isiala Ngwa North LGA of Abia state.
“The late monarch contributed to nation-building in various capacities.
“He lived a purposeful life dedicated to the service of humanity.
“The late traditional ruler will be remembered for his outstanding leadership attributes and good legacies.
“No doubt, the late monarch will be sorely missed”
Kalu prayed to God to grant the deceased eternal rest and give the Enweremadu family the fortitude to bear the loss.