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PHOTO:Wike mourns late Attorney General Emmanuel Aguma

Image: Late Emmanuel Aguma. The Rivers State Attorney General died on Friday (via-twitter/govwike)

The Governor of Rivers State Nyesom Wike has condoled with the family of late Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Emmanuel Chinwenwo Aguma who died on Friday.

Emmanuel Chinwenwo who until his death was the State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, died at a hospital in London, as confirmed in a statement released by the State Commissioner of  Information and Communications Mr. Emma Okah.

Governor Wike praised the late Aguma for his amazing sense of responsibility, commitment, passion and courage, has ordered the flags to fly at half-mast for two day beginning from tomorrow to honour the departed legend. He said.

The statement as released by the Commissioner of Information and Communication on Friday reads:

“It is with very deep pain but gratitude to the Almighty God that the Rivers State Government wishes to
announce the demise of the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Hon Emmanuel
Chinwenwo Aguma, SAN, today Friday 10th August, 2018 in a London hospital.

Until his death, Emmanuel Chiwenwo Aguma, SAN served the State with amazing sense of reponsibility,
commitment, passion, competence and courage. At all times, even in his sick bed, his exemplary zeal to
serve Rivers State never waned.

Consequently, the Governor of Rivers State His Excellency Nyesom Ezenwo Wike CON, GSSRS
has approved that flags fly at half-mast for two days beginning from tomorrow Saturday 11th August, 2018 as a mark of honour to mourn the departed legend.

Needless to say that Rivers State and indeed the Nation will miss his versatility and invaluable contributions
to the development of our State and Nigeria.

This loss is monumental but we urge all people of goodwill to remember his wife, children, mother and the
entire Late Chief Emmanuel W. Aguma family of Port Harcourt as well as the State in prayers.
May his soul rest in perfect peace.” Emma Okah


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