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Ebonyi Commissioner Uche Okah dies of undisclosed illness

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Ebonyi State Commissioner for Housing, Uche Okah, on Saturday was reported dead.

PUNCH reported that Okah died of an unknown illness at a hospital in Abuja, on Friday.

Governor David Umahi has described the late Okah as a dependable ally in the success story of Ebonyi State under his administration.

Umahi sympathized with the husband of the deceased, Celestine Okah, on Saturday in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Francis Nwaze.

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“We have received with rude shock the sad news of the abrupt demise of your amiable wife and dependable asset to our Government, Late Engineer Mrs. Uche Okah.

“No doubt, her demise has placed a lot of responsibility on your shoulders but we encourage you to hope in the Lord for comfort bearing in mind that both my Family and Government are saddened by this unfortunate incident and we all share with you in this moment of grief,” the statement partly read.

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Umahi urged the family of the deceased to put keep faith in the Lord rather than grieving as people without hope.
He prayed that God should grant the departed rest in his bosom and grant the family the fortitude to bear the loss.

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