Tinubu mourns Asagba of Asaba, Obi Joseph Edozien

President Bola Tinubu has expressed sadness over the passing  of the Asagba of Asaba, His Royal Majesty, Obi Joseph Chike Edozien (CFR).

This was contained in a statement by the President’s spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale on Thursday.  

The President condoled with the family, Delta State Traditional Rulers’ Council, the government, and the people of the state on this painful loss.

President Tinubu celebrated the impactful life of the late monarch and eminent professor of medicine, acknowledging his advocacy for peaceful co-existence among Nigerians and inimitable role in forging partnerships across divides.

“His Majesty lived a full life defined by the loftiest ideals of peace, unity, patriotism, honesty, and dignity. This is a sad loss, coming at a time when Nigeria needs more peace-builders and bridge-builders,” the President says.

While praying for the peaceful repose of the beloved departed, the President urged the Royal Family and all those who mourn this gaping loss to take solace in the legacies of His Royal Majesty.

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