Mimiko Mourns Ojo Madueke, Amadi

June 30, 2016, 3:41 pm

Ondo state Governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko  has described as shocking the deaths on Wednesday, of the Secretary to the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Ojo Madueke and literary icon, playwright and Novelist, Dr Elechi Amadi.

In his condolence message issued by the  Commissioner for Information, Kayode Akinmade, Mimiko, who is also the Chairman of the PDP's Governors forum, said Chief Ojo Madueke in his life time was a man of peace who was  goal oriented.

The late BOT secretary he said, represented everything good , noble and a good example of a team player. His death at this time when he is more needed by the PDP, the Governor offered, was shocking .

Also describing Amadi as a force in the literary field, Mimiko said he would be missed sorely, especially by the many lives he was able to touch and influence through his writings.

Mimiko said the departed men  manifested richness  in wisdom and related with all in love and thus pray that God grant them  eternal rest and give their families, friends and associates   the fortitude to bear  the  losses.

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