Obudu Local Government Chairman, Bonny Ewhe Mourns Hon. Godwin Akwaji


By Elijah Ugani

The Chairman of Obudu local government council Mr. Boniface Eraye Ewhe has sadness over the death of Hon. Godwin Akwaji.

Until his death, Hon. Godwin Akwaji was the member representing Obudu state constituency in the cross river state house of assembly.

The late lawmaker had just completed one year in office a week ago, died after a brief illness.

A release signed by Mr. Boniface Ewhe and sighted by¬†TheLumineNews¬†indicates that the chairman is pained because the late Hon. Godwin Akwaji’s wealth of experience was needed most now than ever.

The release reads in parts “I write on behalf of my family, Obudu Legislative Council, staff of Council, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Obudu Chapter, stakeholders and the entire Obudu kingdom to express our deepest shock over the death of Hon. Godwin Akwaji, who until his death was the member representing Obudu State Constituency in the Cross River State House of Assembly.

“Hon. Akwaji who is not only my representative but my brother was so desirous of the development of Obudu, and had set the machinery in motion for the repositioning of his constituency, most of which I was intimated before death came knocking.

“I had assumed office with the vigor, hope readiness and disposition to collaborate with Hon. Akwaji to chat a new course for a new Obudu.

“I am personally pained by his death because his multi sectoral experience is needed most now than ever. where then is Hon. Akwaji, I have called him severally but I can hear him.

“My consolation is premised on the fact that Hon. Akwaji has left indelible marks in the development of Utugwang, Obudu, Cross River State, Nigeria and the world at large.

“Death is inevitable and a transcendental reality. We are all waiting for our turn. Hon. Akwaji would have waited a little so that we collectively share ideas in repositioning Obudu.

“Even as you are gone, I’m convinced that you goodwill and plans for your constituents lives on.

“To his immediate family, especially his wife, we are so saddened, but I encourage you to be console believing that your husband, our dear son and representative is resting in the Lord.

“For us as Christians we are confident that Hon. Akwaji will rise with the Lord when he comes in glory.

“We can only pray and ask God to grant eternal rest to you. Even if we question God, he cannot give us an answer. Our hearts and thought are with you in prayers”



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