Okowa mourns Ohwovoriole (SAN) aged 80



Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has expressed shock and sadness over the demise of Chief Milton Ohwovoriole (SAN), who died in the early hours of Friday at 80.

The governor’s condolence message to the Ohwovoriole family was conveyed in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika on Sunday in Asaba.

Okowa said that the death of the legal luminary was a great loss to not only the family and the Urhobo people, but to the Olomu Kingdom in Delta as well as the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He said the deceased was a distinguished legal practitioner who served the society in several capacities, including as Chairman, NBA, Ikeja branch, and as former President, Urhobo Social Club.

The governor described Ohwovoriole as a man of great determination and perseverance and noted that the deceased was a founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

He said Ohwovoriole contributed significantly to the various victories recorded by the party in Ughelli South Local Government Area and the state.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Okowa said: “Late Chief Milton Ohwovoriole was a courageous leader who always stood for the truth and at every point in time and spoke his mind on any issue, irrespective of who was involved.

“On behalf of my family, the government and people of Delta, I commiserate with the Ohwovoriole family, the Olomu Kingdom and the NBA on the passing of a legal icon, Chief Milton Ohwovoriole (SAN).”

 

 

 

 

 

 

The governor urged the family to be consoled by the fact that their late father’s contributions to society would not be forgotten.

He prayed that God Almighty would comfort them and all those who mourned the departed legal icon and grant his soul eternal rest. (NAN).