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Uduaghan Mourns Sunny Odogwu

Ex-Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State has commiserated with the family of late Chief Sunny Odogwu over the death of the business icon, describing it as a monumental loss to the state and Nigeria.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Delta South Senatorial candidate said that; “I received with a heavy heart the news of the passage of a renowned businessman, philanthropist and industrialist, Odogwu.”

“Odogwu, like many other great businessmen who hail from Delta, brought pride to the people of the state. His death is a great loss to our dear state, Delta, Nigeria and personally to me, who had the opportunity of tapping from his global experience in business.”

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“He was very committed to the development of Delta and Nigeria and provided insightful suggestions and ideas that moved the state forward. Whenever I called on him as a governor, he will always give me that listening ear and support.”

“Throughout the period of the construction of the ultra-modern Government House, Asaba, he visited the site regularly. On the first day he landed at Asaba Airport from Lagos, he drove to my office and said, ‘Thank you, governor. I never expected that I will land with a plane into Asaba in my lifetime’.”

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“In my early years in government, he prepared my mind for what I was going to experience in Asaba. I was therefore not taken unaware when some of those things started happening. Odogwu brought innovations into Nigeria’s business circle through his vast knowledge in commerce.”