DELTA Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa has described late Major-General Orho Esio Obada (rtd) as a complete gentleman who was loved by his people.
The governor gave the description on Friday during the burial of the elder statesman at Agbarho, Ughelli.
Represented at the occasion by his Chief of Staff, Chief David Edevbie, Governor Okowa said, “Delta State has lost a great man, a man who served his country.
“He was a complete gentleman, he loved his people.
“After serving in various capacities, he came back home to serve his people.
“He was a man of integrity and up standing.
“Some of us that are younger will emulate him.”
The burial ceremony which was attended by Deputy Senate President, Obarisi Ovie Omo-Agege; Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, former House of Representatives member, Chief Solomon Ahwinahwi, former Chief of Defence Staff, General Alexander Ogomudia and Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, represented by Maj-General J. O. Orifo featured cultural displays, and paying of tributes by groups and individuals.