Yemi Osinbajo, Makinde in Delta for burial of Gov Okowa’s father
Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa yesterday organised a thanksgiving service as part of activities for the final burial of his late father,
Chief Arthur Okowa, who died on January 28, 2021, was interred on Saturday at Owa-Alero in Ika North East Local Government Area of the state.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who spoke during the service, described the late Pa Okowa as a man who devoted his life to the service of his people and also contributed greatly to the educational development of his people.
According to him, the late Pa Okowa left inheritance for his children, grandchildren and community, and that the nation has benefitted from his good works.
Governor Okowa who took the first reading at the service, in his remarks, thanked God for the life of his father, adding that he lived a worthy and as a teacher, and was known for discipline.
In his sermon, the Most Revd Henry Ndukuba stressed the need for the people to thank God for the life late Pa Arthur Uzoma Okowa lived, and urged Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and his siblings to take solace that their father would rise again having died in the Lord.