The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), has sent his condolences to the former Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha whose mother, Dame Dorothy Ihedioha, passed away on Thursday.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President of Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, on Saturday.
In his message, the president described the mother of the former deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, as an example of simplicity, who lived a meaningful life.
“I would like to express my deepest condolences on the passing of your beloved mother. May her soul rest in peace.
“The late Dame Dorothy Ihedioha was an example of simplicity and meaningful life. Her devotion to values and strong faith in God in all situations is a rare occurrence. Please accept the nation’s condolences on this irreparable loss,” the statement read.
The former governor, lost his mother at the age of 90, in Abuja on Thursday.