former Abia State Governor and Senate President Dr. Orji Kalu; Senator Theodore Orji and Senator Enyi Abaribe described the death of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Chairman General Professor George Obiozor as a colossal loss for the nation.
Praising the late envoy’s virtues, Kalu, who is also the senator representing Abia North, emphasized that Obiozor made invaluable contributions to nation-building in various capacities.
Kalu noted that the late diplomat was a nationalist passionate about Nigeria’s growth and progress, adding that his wise advice and intellectual contributions to world discourse will be greatly missed.
In his tribute to the late Obiozor, the former governor emphasized that the late was a rallying point for his contemporaries and the younger generation, many of whom seek advice and advice from him.
Kalu said: “It is with a heavy heart that I regret the passing of Ohaneze Ndigbo Chairman General, Professor George Obiozor.
“The passing of the envoy is a great loss to Nigeria and the international community in view of the strong roles the late diplomat played at the sub-national level, national and global levels.
“His intellectual contributions to world discourse were enormous and commendable.
“The personal attributes of the deceased were anchored in justice and equity.
“He was a strong advocate of an ideal and just society anchored in credible leadership and good governance.
“The late President General lived a purposeful life and left remarkable legacies for his family, loved ones and leaders to maintain.”
Kalu took pity on Ndigbo, the government and the people of Imo State as he prayed to God to grant the late statesman eternal rest.
Also expressing his grief over Obiozor’s death, Abia Central’s Theodore Orji lamented that Obiozor died at a critical time. Ndigbo needs his advice very much.
In a statement from his liaison officer, Ifeanyi Umere, Orji said: “I sympathize with the family, Ohanaeze Ndigbo as a group and Ndigbo in general for the loss of a great man whose wisdom, knowledge and advice are so needed at this time.” . moment in the history of the country.
He urged Ndigbo to continue working together in unity, which was what Obiozor stood for in life.
According to the senator for Abia Sur, Enyi Abaribe, “Ndigbo has lost a great leader, a learned man of letters, a solid intellectual and a passionate defender of our interests.”