January 31, 2023 8:25 pm

IWU Mourns Clan Prince Vincent Ezeogbulafor


The Igbo World Union IWU, Monday expressed deep condolences to the friends and family of late Clan Prince of Olokoro land, Prince Vincent Ezeogbulafor over the death of the Political icon, describing it as a monumental loss to the entire people of Nigeria.

Ogbulafor died on Thursday in Canada at the age of 73 from an undisclosed ailment. He was born on May 24, 1949.

In a condolence message signed by the President General of the Union, His Imperial Majesty Sir Mishak Nnanta, KJW, KSM, JP, IWU also commiserated with leaders and members of the PDP, the Olokoro Royal family in Umuahia, and the government and people of Abia State over the loss.

Sir Mishak Nnanta with Sir Vincent Ezeogbulafor during his 70th birthday anniversary celebration

While describing the late Ezeogbulafor as a veteran politician who worked with passion, commitment and political sagacity, Nnanta said his enormous contributions to the political landscape of the Southeast and Nigeria will always be remembered.

“Late Clan Prince Vincent Ezeogbulafor, is a true son of our beloved State, a political icon and acclaimed political emancipator and social justice crusader who sacrificed most of his life to the service of humanity”.

Nnanta who believed that the late PDP chieftain would be remembered for his role in the nation’s democratic growth, said the nation would miss the deceased’s experience.

Going down memory lane, Nnanta recalled how he led a delegation of Council of Eze Ndigbo Lagos State to meet the deceased when he was the National Secretary of the PDP  to officially informed that he was appointed the coordinator of Obasanjo Foundation, Abia State in Abuja in 2002 and the warm reception he accorded them during the visit.

He also maintained that late Prince Vincent Ezeogbulafor sincerely love Olokoro land which also made them to agree to set aside every 26th December for Olokoro day celebration.

“These sterling qualities will forever remain in our hearts”, Nnanta, the Gburugburu Ndigbo Dum said.

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