Wike mourns Elechi Amadi, says his death is loss to Nigeria

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PORT HARCOURT (Sundiata Post) – Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has expressed sadness over the death of one of Nigeria’s literary icons, Captain Elechi Amadi, describing his passage as a loss to the country.
In a condolence message to the family, people of Rivers State and the entire country, Wike said that Captain Amadi’s contributions to the development of the nation were legendary.
He said that the deceased’s literary works promoted Rivers State, the Niger Delta and the country, hence he would be celebrated by Rivers State and all lovers of literature across the country.
The governor said that Amadi was a consummate patriot, a great literary icon, a soldier’s soldier and development enthusiast.
He prayed God to grant his immediate family the strength to bear the irreparable loss, pointing out that his achievements in different areas of national life will always be remembered.


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