By Eseoghene Emuke
Delta State leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Olorogun O’tega Emerhor has expressed shock over the sudden death of Chief Adolor Okotie-Eboh who died at the age of 64.
Okotie-Eboh, a one-time factional chairman and foundation chieftain of the APC in Delta State, died on Saturday.
In a statement signed by his Media Aide, Aghogho Abraham Orotomah, Emerhor paid glowing tribute to the Late Okotie-Eboh for contributions and sacrifices growth of APC in the state, saying that he would be greatly missed.
Emerhor, in the statement made available to WARRI TODAY, on Sunday , said he received the news of the death of the son of the First Republic Finance Minister, Chief Festus Okotie-Eboh with great pain and surprise.
The statement said, “Chief Adolor Okotie-Eboh has created a vacuum which would be difficult to fill.
“Chief Adolor would be most remembered for his selfless sacrifices for the unity of APC in Delta State at a most critical time when it mattered most.”
He added that Chief Adolor as one of the founding members of Delta APC, died at a time, his service to the party and humanity was most needed.
Emerhor, while commiserating with the Okotie-Eboh family, Delta and National APC over the painful death, he prayed God to grant the deceased peaceful rest in His bosom.
“While praying for the reposed of Chief Adolo, the Delta APC Leader sympathized with his family, Delta APC, Delta State and Nigeria and prayed God to afford them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss”, the statement added.