Justice Uwa Chukwuji, Leader, Ndokwa Legislature

By Eseoghene Emuke

The Legislative Leader of the Ndokwa East Local Government Council in Delta State, Mr Justice Chukwuji is dead.

Chukwuji, who was representing Aballa Ward in the council, died at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba, the state capital.

He died at the age of 44 years after a brief illness.

Meanwhile, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, has condoled with the Chairman of  Ndokwa East LGA, Mr Juan Governor, over the death of  the lawmaker.

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Governor Okowa, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Wednesday, expressed shock over the sad news of the untimely passing of the young, energetic and charismatic lawmaker.

“I received the sad news of Hon. Justice Chukwuji’s death with shock. He was a young man who distinguished himself in the service of his people.

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“After years of diligent service to our great party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), his people of Aballa community found him worthy to represent them as Councilor in Ndokwa East Legislative Arm where he served diligently as leader before his sudden demise,” he said.

Okowa prayed God to accept the deceased’s soul and grant fortitude to the family and friends he left behind, to bear the loss.


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