Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has described the former Governor of Defunct Midwest and Bendel States, Late Dr Samuel Ogbemudia as a development champion who contributed his quota to the growth of country.
Paul Obiajunwo, PortHarcourt
The governor said that he received the news of the death of Late Dr Samuel Ogbemudia with shock, noting that the late governor passed away when Nigeria is still profiting from his wisdom.
He paid tribute to the Late Former Governor for his commendable distinguished service to the country as a military officer, patriotic politician , leader and sports promoter.
Governor Wike condoled with the immediate family of Dr Ogbemudia, the people of Edo and Delta States on the demise of the former governor.
He prayed God to grant the family and good people of Edo and Delta States the courage to bear the loss.