The quest by Ifeanyi Daniel Iwuanyanwu, a student of the Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri, and his sister, Vera, to be by their mother’s side during her birthday celebration, has ended tragically with their death in a fatal accident on their way to Port Harcourt.
The brother and sister said to be the only children of their parents, reportedly died on the spot in the accident which occurred on Monday night, May 2, while travelling to Port Harcourt, Rivers State, to celebrate their mother’s birthday, throwing both the family and the institution into great grief.
Classmates, friends, teachers and workers, in the academic community, who learnt of the incident, were said to have bemoaned the sad end of the students, with President of NASTES, Comrade Uzoma Stephen, who confirmed the sad news in a statement on Tuesday, describing the late Daniel as a kind and gentle soul.
“My heart goes out to the family, entire NASTES community Fed Poly Nekede chapter and SIAS as a whole on the passing of our brother and friend IWUAYANWU IFEANYI DANIEL who was the general course rep ND2 morning, electoral commissioner rep SLT in the 2020/2021 SUG election, currently appointed as the commissioner rep SLT in the forth coming 2020/2021 NASTES election until his death,” he wrote.
“Accept my deepest condolences on the loss. He was a kind and gentle soul. God bless his soul. There are no words to express my sorrow for the loss, may we find comfort in the loving memories we all shared while he was alive. He can only be physically gone but never the life lived and the memories shared. Have faith and be strong may his soul rest in peace.” (Whirlwindnews)