…says Papa lived well
The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, has commiserated with Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa over the demise of his father, Pa. Chief Arthur Okorie Okowa on Wednesday 27th, January 2021.
The Speaker, in a statement issued on Thursday, said Pa Okowa was a father of all that came in contact with him as he never ceases to admonish for good morals, adding that no matter the age of Papa, his passing is painful.
According to him, “I write to express and convey my heartfelt condolences to Your Excellency the Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa on the passing unto eternal glory of your beloved father, Chief Arthur Okorie Okowa on Wednesday 27th, January 2021. You could not have imagined this moment. It is painful no matter the age.
“I commiserate with the family, children and the Ika nation on the death of this Iconic figure.
“Papa excelled as a teacher’s teacher before retiring from the Teacher’ training College.
“As a teacher, Papa did not only teach the curriculum but also taught his students morals, civics, hardwork and value for self-esteem.
“I remember with nostalgia Papa immense contributions to the development of the teaching profession as First Member, Post-Primary Education Board under the administration of the late Olorogun Felix Ibru.
“Papa was a father of all that came in contact with him as he never ceases to admonish for good morals.
I enjoin you, your siblings and all that are left to mourn him to be comforted by Almighty God.
Kindly accept my sincere condolences.
May God grant Papa’s soul eternal rest
Rt Hon ( Chief) Sheriff F.O.Oborevwori (JP), FICMC