The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has expressed sympathy with Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra over the death of his mother, Mrs Christiana Obiano.
A statement by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party, signed by APGA National Publicity Secretary, Mr Ifeatu Obi-Okoye, urged Obiano to bear the irreparable loss and find solace in God.
The statement described the governor’s late mother as a good woman and devout Christian.
“The National Chairman, Dr Victor Ike Oye and members of NWC of APGA express our condolence to His Excellency, Governor Willie Obiano and members of his family, over the death of his mother.
“May the good Lord give you and the entire family the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.
“Mama in her lifetime was a devout and committed christian and a very active member of the Catholic Women Organisation.
“May her gentle soul find eternal peace in the bosom of our Lord,” it said.
NAN reports that the death of Obiano’s mother was announced on Saturday by Mr Tony Nnacheta, Commissioner for Information and Communication Strategy in Anambra.
He said that Christiana Obiano died on June 2.