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Phalga CTC Chairman Laid To Rest

Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, the Governor of Rivers State, Hon. Lawrence Chukwu, the Chairman Caretaker Committee of Obio/Akpor Local Government Area, Mr. Oliver Wolugbom, the Director Rivers State National Orientation Agency, NOA, members of the State Executive Council, Legislators of the State House of Assembly, Chairmen Caretaker Committees of various LGAs in the state were among others dignitaries who paid their last tributes to late Hon. Charles Paul Ejekwu, the Chairman Caretaker Committee of Port Harcourt City LGA.

Speaking at the church service at the St. Thomas Anglican Church, Diobu, Port Harcourt, Amaechi who expressed sadness over the sudden demise of Late Hon. Charles Paul Ejekwu described him as a fearless, courageous and a performing CTC chairman who dedicated himself in discharge of his duties pointing out that the late Charles Paul died at a time when the people of Rivers State Phalga and All Progressives Congress, APC members needed him most.

According to him, Late Charles Paul Ejekwu died while struggling on how to deliver APC in Phalga in the forthcoming 2015 general elections and urged APC members in Phalga and entire Rivers State to sustain the legacy laid down by CTC Chairman to actualize his target of ensuring that APC sweeps poll in Phalga and entire states and country in 2015 elections.

Gov. Amaechi who further adviced Rivers residents not to panic on the advent of the Ebola virus rather should ensure that they clean their environment, wash their hands regularly and go for regular medical check up to prevent the disease.

In his sermon at the vicar of the church, Rev. Canon Eugene described late Hon. Paul as a committed member of the church, humble and sincere man.

He urged Christians to live a righteous life while on earth as to be remembered from the planet earth.

Similarly, Dr. Hon. Lawrence Chukwu the chairman Caretaker Committee Obio/Akpor LGA described the death of Late Hon. Paul as painful pointing out that his death is a great lost to the people of Phalga and entire Ikwerre people.

Dr. Chukwu who noted that late Paul Ejekwu was a humble, sincere personality while on earth urged the youths and people of the state to emulate his lifestyle.

Similarly, Mr. Oliver Wolugbom, Director National Orientation Agency NOA, Rivers State described Late Hon. Charles Paul’s demise as an unfortunate. According to him, although death is a “hole” everyone on earth must pass but he pray that people must get old before he/she dies.

He disclosed that the late Hon. Paul was a friend who always seek his advise before he does what he wishes to describe him as a respectful and humble man who deserves not to die by now.

On his replacement as CTC chairman of Phalga, Mr. Wolugbom advised that a man who acts like him (late Hon. Paul) shoul be recognize to fill his shoes.

On the Ebola virus he urged people of the state to always maintain a high level of hygiene, wash their hands, “If you feel symptom go the nearest heath centre for medical check up as to prevent the virus”.###


Emeka Jilly Ejiowhor

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