Deji Elumoye in Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled the government and people of Abia State, as well as the Royal Family over the demise of Eze Bernard Enweremadu, Eze Ukwu of Ngwa Ukwu, the traditional head of Ngwa land.
In a statement issued yesterday by his media assistant, Garba Shehu, the President recognised and paid tribute to the immense contributions of the revered royal father to the development of his community during his 44 years of reign.
As a leader who cared so much for his people, the unity and prosperity of his country, Buhari averred that Eze Enweremadu will be remembered for his vibrant leadership, wisdom and courage.
According to the statement, in this time of grief, the President’s prayers and thoughts are with the Eze Ukwu Royal family and the people of Ngwa land, praying that the soul of the royal father rest in peace.