Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has expressed his deep condolences on the passing of Sir, Dr. Chukumela Nnam Obi II, the Oba (Eze Ogba) of Ogbaland).
The governor said it is with deep sadness that he learnt of the abrupt death of the distinguished King, who in his life time served Rivers State and the country with distinction.
Governor Wike, acknowledged that the highly revered monarch who held the ancient Ukpe throne of the Ogba people for 50 years, was a visionary, forthright, patriotic statesman who cared for the progress of the State.
He declared that a deep sense of loss is shared by people of the State following the death of King Nnam Obi II, who was a recipient of the Distinguished Service Star of Rivers State (DSSRS).
“May I, on behalf of the Government and people of Rivers State, join the Nnam Obi family and people of Ogbaland in mourning the irreparable loss of Sir, Dr. Chukumela Nnam Obi II, the Oba (Eze Ogba) of Ogbaland). Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and people of Ogbaland in this time of grief.”
Special Assistant (Media) Rivers State Governor
April 30, 2021