-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Michael EKOKORUWE:
The President General of the social cultural organization of Isoko Nation, Isoko Development Union (IDU), Dr. Chris Akpotu has described the sudden demise of Hon. Tim Owhefere as ‘shocking and horrendous emotional attack on Isoko Nation’.
He noted that Owhefere influenced the development of Isoko Nation as one of the political leaders in the area, adding that the demise has created a vacuum and prayed God to grant his soul rest.
Also reacting to the sudden demise of Hon. Tim Owhefere, is the patron of Isoko Development Union, High Chief Iduh Amadhe.
He said, the death of the former Majority Leader of Delta State House of Assembly is a shock to Isoko people.
Amadhe described Owhefere as ‘big political Iroko,’ noting that Isoko people will never forget him for the development of the area.
He added that Owhefere Influenced major projects in Isoko North local government area particularly, Ellu, Okpe-Isoko, Ofagbe and Ada road project under construction.
“He was a pillar and senior political leader in the development of Isoko Nation, we pray to God for his soul to rest in peace”, Amadhe said.
On his part, the immediate past chairman of Isoko South local government area, Sir Itiako Ikpokpo said, ” I lost a brother, ally and friend. Isoko has lost a good voice and will be greatly missed”.
Also High Chief Dennis Etaluku said, the demise of Hon. Owhefere is a set back, painful and huge loss to Isoko Nation.
“Owhefere was calm, cool and happy person. I pray for another good leader to fill the vacuum and God to grant the repose of his soul” Etaluku said.