STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has received with sadness, news of the passing away of His Royal Highness, Igwe Mathias Ekweremadu, the father of the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu.
On behalf of himself, the Federal Government and the people of Nigeria, President Jonathan commiserates with Senator Ekweremadu and the entire Ekweremadu Family of the Anekeoji Mpu Autonomous Community of Enugu State.
As they mourn their father and patriarch of the Ekweremadu family, the President urges Senator Ekweremadu, his siblings and other relatives to take solace in the knowledge that Igwe Ekweremadu lived to a grand old age, and in passing on, has left many worthy and exemplary legacies for his children and members of his community.
President Jonathan prays that God Almighty will grant Igwe Ekweremadu’s soul eternal rest.
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity)