Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed shock and sadness over the sudden demise of Member representing Warri South Constituency I, Hon. Omawumi Beatrice Udoh, who died at a London hospital after a protracted illness.
In a statement issued on Wednesday in Asaba by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, Okowa described the deceased as a committed, hardworking, patriotic and thorough-bred lawmaker who served the state and her constituents diligently.
The statement read: “The late Hon. Omawumi Udoh died when her service to the state and nation was most needed. We mourn our fallen lawmaker who gave her best in service to God and humanity. She was a committed and hardworking member who championed the cause of her people.
“On behalf of the government and people of Delta State, i send my profound commiseration to the Right Honourable Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Chief Monday Owhigho Igbuya, members of the House, the people of Warri South Constituency I and the entire Itsekiri nation over the demise of Hon. Mrs Omawumi Beatrice Udoh.
“As we mourn her passage, May Almighty God give her family, friends, constituents and associates the fortitude to bear the loss,” the governor said.