By Yemi Itodo
The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN), on Friday paid condolence visit to former Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro over the death of his wife, Chief Mrs. Veronica Moro.
Leading other national officers of the Corps to the Abuja residence of Moro, the National Commandant of the Corps, Amb (Dr.) Dickson Akoh, said the visit was on behalf of the Board of Trustees, the National Executive Council and the entire Officers and Men of PCN.
Akoh said the news of the demise of late Mrs. Moro was recieved as “a rude shock”, owing to the personal relationship he had with the Moros.
He acknowledged Moro’s “unparalleled support towards the sustenance of youths in Nigeria” during his stewardship as Minister of Interior.
“Though it may be difficult to fill the vacuum created, it is our utmost believe that the Almighty God, in His infinite mercy and compassion, has already taken charge to protect your entire family against any further misfortune”, Akoh said.
Chief Veronica Moro passed on early hours of Monday, 19th February 2018, after a brief illness.
Amongst early callers at the residence of the former Minister in condolence include, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbe, former President of the Senate, Dr. David Mark, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Anyim Pius Anyim and former Military Administrator of Katsina State, Gen. Lawrence Onoja (Rtd.).
Others include, deputy Governor of Benue State, Engr. Benson Abounu, former deputy Governor, Chief Steven Lawani, former deputy Governorship candidate of ACN, Alhaji Usman Abubakar (Young Alhaji), Benue State Chairman of PDP, Sir John Ngbede, Chief Ezekiel Adaji representing Otukpo/Ohimini at the House of Representatives, among others.
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