Sen.Omo-Agege mourns Simeon Ebonka, first Deputy Gov. of Delta

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  -The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, has condoled with the and of Delta over the demise of Mr Simeon Ebonka.

Omo-Agege in a by his Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yomi Odunuga in on Friday, said the news of demise of the first deputy governor of the came as a rude shock.

He said Deltans at large would miss him, especially for his unrelenting pursuits towards a peaceful .

Omo-Agege described the elder statesman as an embodiment of humility, a perfect gentleman, reservoir of wisdom and a great of God.

“In spite of his love for politics and a truly egalitarian society, Ebonka submitted himself totally the service of God,” Omo-Agege said.

He said even in death, Ebonka would forever be remembered for his life of incorruptibility and uncompromising stance on issues.

The federal lawmaker the Ebonka family and the of Owa-Alizomor in Ika Local Area of Delta take solace in the fact that the elder statesman lived a life of peace and service humanity.

He also prayed God grant the soul of the deceased eternal rest.

Ebonka passed on in the early hours of Wednesday after a brief illness.

He served as deputy governor to Chief Felix Ibru from 1992 to 1993.