The Delta North senator-elect, Prince Ned Nwoko has condoled with Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, former governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Nigerian Senate, over the death of his wife, Mrs Ifeoma Kalu.
Reacting to the sad development, Nwoko in a statement on Tuesday, described the death of Ifeoma Kalu as tragic and painful.
He, however, encouraged the family to take solace in the fact that she lived an exemplary family life before her passing unto glory and also urged them to trust God for comfort in this period of deep reflection.
“…the news of her death was a sad development. It is very painful and tragic. I condole with my friend Orji Kalu and family. Mrs Kalu lived an exemplary family life. May the family find comfort as they endure this period of pain and deep reflection..” Nwoko said.
Senator Orji Kalu, senator representing Abia North District, on Monday, took to his verified Facebook page to announce the death of his wife who died at age 61.
He wrote, “With a heavy heart and pain, we announce the passing on to the eternal glory of Mrs Ifeoma Ada Kalu aged 61.
“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.”