PDP Loses Former Chairman, Ndidi Okereke

A former Abia State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Ndidi Okereke, is dead.

According to a statement by the Vice Chairman of the party, Abia North cum Acting Publicity Secretary, Elder Abraham Amah, the PDP chieftain died suddenly early Monday morning.

Chief Okereke who hailed from Isuochi in Umunneochi Local Government Area, was the former Board Chairman, Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Umuahia.

PDP said the late Okereke who it described as a big asset, would be greatly missed.

The statement reads partly”It is with a heavy heart that the Chairman of the Abia PDP Rt. Hon. Alwell Asiforo Okere on behalf of the Abia PDP regrets to announce the sudden death of one of its finest gentlemen and a former State Chairman of our Party, Chief Ndid Okereke who passed on to eternity in the early hours of today, Monday November 14, 2022.

“An accomplished Pharmacist, Chief Ndidi Okereke was considered a bridge between the Old and New Breed politicians and doubled as the Chairman of the Contact and Mobilization sub-Committee of the 2023 Abia PDP Campaign Council and the Party’s State Reconciliation Committee.

“PDP, announced a shift in its programmes earlier scheduled for tomorrow (Tuesday) as a mark of honour to the deceased.

“Following his death, the Abia PDP has made a major adjustment to its scheduled programmes for Tuesday November 15, 2022 as the Party Secretariat would remain closed on that day as a mark of respect for the deceased.”

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