...Condoles with family, ALGON, residents
Following the death of the Chairman of Nsukka Local Government Area, Chief Patrick Omeje Jnr, on June 16, 2020, after a period of illness as announced by the family, the Enugu State Government said it is "deeply saddened by the news."
A statement by Commissioner for Information, Chief Chidi Aroh, the government expressed its heartfelt condolences to late Omeje's family, the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria,
ALGON, and the people of Nsukka Local Government Area.
It described the late Chairman as "a renowned politician and grassroots - mobilizer" whose sad death occurred during "his second term in office."
According to Aroh, "the state government is indeed proud of the various contributions Chief Patrick Omeje made to the development of Nsukka Local Government Area.
"May the Almighty God grant us all the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss and grant his soul eternal rest."