The National Chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Ozonkpu Victor Ike Oye, has extolled the virtues of the late Lady Adanma Okpara, the wife of the former Premier of Eastern Nigeria, Michael Iheonukara Okpara.
BBNAIJA ONLINE” reports that Lady Adanma Okpara, who hailed from Afugiri Ohuhu clan in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State, died at 97.
In a press release signed by the National Publicity Secretary of APGA, Barrister Tex Okechukwu, and sent to BBNAIJA ONLINE” on Monday, Oye described Mrs. Okpara as the brain behind all the accomplishments of her husband whose political prowess and attainments “are still celebrated many years after his death.”
The APGA national chairman said that Abia State and, indeed, the entire country had lost a rare gem whose contributions to the development of women were remarkable and, without doubt, indelible.
He expressed optimism that the legacy of truth, altruism and doggedness bequeathed to his generation by Mrs. Okpara would never die.
Oye prayed to God to grant her soul eternal peace, and fortitude to all those left behind to mourn her demise, the fortitude to bear the huge loss.