The Deputy Governor of Kogi State, His Excellency, Chief Edward Onoja has called on the youths to pay close attention to the lifestyle of those who have contributed significantly to the development of the country in order to mode their conducts in preparation for meaningful contribution in project Nigeria.
Chief Onoja gave this advice on Thursday when he paid a condolence visit to the family of Hon. Ayuba Nana, in Ankpa local government area of the State on the occasion of the 8-Day prayer of his father who recently passed on.
The Deputy governor in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Promise Emmanuel earlier was at the burial ceremony of the Late Hon. David Audu Adegbe in Olamaboro local government area.
“In both events, Chief Edward Onoja emphasized on the need to live an exemplary lifestyle worthy of emulation, whilst alive. He described the late David Audu Adegbe as someone whose loss will be felt for many years to come in the community.
“He further stated that life was fleeting, and encouraged all members of his family and well-wishers to learn from the deceased in living a life of purpose, impact and forgiveness. He prayed that God would assume the role of husband to his wife left behind, father to his children and seeked that the event would create an opportunity for his children to bond and unite in peace and love” the statement read.
Audu was a one time Executive Chairman of Olamaboro LGA who died at the age of 70 years.
Whilst in Ankpa, Onoja expressed sadness at the death of Hon. Ayuba Nana’s Father, but professed his comfort at the unshakeable legacy which he left behind.
At his home town in Ogugu, he also paid condolence visit to the family of Mr. Paul Ajaba who lost his wife, mrs Rebecca Paul.
Other side engagements of the Deputy Governor housed unity meetings with party stakeholders, inspection of ongoing projects and heart-heart talks with the youths on the need to unite for community development.