The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has expressed shock over the sudden demise of the member representing Isoko South 1 Constituency in the House, Hon Kenneth Edafe Ogba.
The lawmaker reportedly slumped and died on Sunday, June 27,2021.
In a Press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker described the death of the lawmaker as one too many, saying that the news of his demise came to him as a rude shock.
While describing the late lawmaker as very dedicated and a true representative of his people, the Speaker said that the House has once again lost a vibrant member.
“Am totally devastated over the sudden demise of a dedicated member of the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Kenneth Ogba. It is really hard to believe that Hon Ogba is no more”
“His death is one too many and a very big blow to the House. He came to the House with a high spirit and very determined to learn and make a good representation of his people.
“I have lost a friend and a brother. His death is not only a huge lost to the House, but also a personal lost to me. We are sorely going to miss him. My heart goes out to his family, friends, associates and others he left behind. May God give all of us the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss and grant his gentle soul eternal rest”, The Speaker stated in the Statement