Information Minister Hails Late MaduekweFeatured, Latest News, News Friday, July 1st, 2016
ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described former Minister of Culture,Tourism and National Orientation Ojo Maduekwe, who passed away recently, as a patriot who displayed uncommon passion and zest in the service of the nation.
In a condolence letter he personally delivered to the wife of the former Minister in Abuja Thursday, Alhaji Mohammed expressed shock and sadness at the sudden passing of the former Minister, as indicated he recently, visited his office on a friendly visit, “looking his usual sprightly and jovial self”.
”There is no doubt that his death is a big loss, not only to his immediate and extended family but to the entire Nigerian nation, which he served so well in many capacities, including as Minister of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation; Minister of Transport; Minister of Foreign Affairs as well as Ambassador to Canada,” he said.
Alhaji Mohammed prayed for the repose of the soul of the departed, and for succor to Chief Maduekwe’s wife and the entire family in their moment of grief.
The Minister urged Madueke’s family to ”Please take solace in the good name he left behind as well as his legacy of service to fatherland”.
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