Uchechukwu Ogah, the Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, has expressed sadness over the death of former military governor of Lagos State, Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu, describing it as painful.
While noting that the former military governor was a man of great strength and character, Ogah said the late Rear Admiral Kanu’s pro-democratic disposition will forever be a reference point.
This was contained in a condolence message endorsed by the Minister and made available on Thursday morning.
The former APC gubernatorial candidate in Abia said, “I mourn and my heart filled with pain. We have again lost one of our finest species of human who came, saw and conquered.
“For me, Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu was not just a patriot but a custodian of human development who worked tirelessly to leave legacies which stood the test of time.
“As a former Imo governor, his role in the expansion of Imo local governments, establishment of a broadcasting corporation which still functions till date and construction of roads across the city will for a long time remain in our memory.
“His career in the military became a perfect example of service with heart and might which ended in praise.
“His footprints in all states where he has served are eloquent testimonies to the breed of human he was.”
Ogah urged his friends and associates to take solace in the fact that he lived in the right relationship with God and served his nation with utmost integrity.
He prayed God to give the family the fortitude to bear the loss.
DAILY POST reports that the retired Rear Admiral, Ndubuisi Kanu, 78, passed away on Wednesday in a hospital after a brief illness.
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