By Chijindu Emeruwa
The President of Vision Africa International, Bishop Sunday Onuoha, has sent a message to the majority chief whip of the Nigerian senate and ex-Governor of Abia state, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu over the demise of his wife and former first lady of the state, Ifeoma Ada Kalu.
Kalu had on Monday in a statement signed and posted in his official Facebook page, announced the painful passage of his wife, Ifeoma Ada Kalu, aged 61 years.
According to the ex-governor, “with a heavy heart and pain, we announce the passing on to eternal glory of Mrs Ifeoma Ada Kalu aged 61 years.
“She was a woman of virtue who was committed to the service of God and humanity.
“A memorial service in her honour is scheduled to hold in the United States of America (USA).
“Please remember her and loved ones in prayers at this difficult period.
“May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace. Amen”.
Mourning the deceased, Bishop Sunday Onuoha, who was also the flagbearer of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) at the recently-concluded march 18th, 2023 governorship election in Abia state, in a condolence message on Wednesday, acknowledged late ifeoma Ada Kalu’s dogged contributions while she served as first lady of the state.
The methodist priest admonished the representative of Abia north district at the upper legislative chamber of the national assembly, Senator Orji Kalu and entire family to take solace in God, bearing in mind God who gives life has the key to life and death.
He further prayed God to consol the bereaved family and those she left behind.
Onuoha further prayed to God to give Orji Uzor Kalu’s family the fortitude to bear the lost.