The Governor of Imo State, Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodinma has mourned the death of Alhaji Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to the President who passed on Friday, April 17, 2020, from Covid-19 complications.
Uzodimma in the statement tacitly acknowledged how the late Abba Kyari played Judicial role by working with the Supreme Court to crown him governor despite coming 4th in the Imo governorship election.
In the Press Release, titled, “Uzodinma Mourns Alhaji Abba Kyari – Says Imo Will Immortalize Him“, the Governor described Kyari as a hardworking gentleman who was so passionate about his work.
Governor Uzodinma assured that Imo people will immortalize the late Kyari over the pivotal roles he played in the emergence of his government of “Shared Prosperity Government” in Imo State.
Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has also hinted that plans are in place to rename the state-owned Imo State University to Mallam Abba Kyari University.
The Governor made this call when the management staff of the university led by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Adaobi Obasi paid him a visit at the Executive Chambers of the Imo State Government House.
The Governor went on to say that “Mallam Abba Kyari played a pivotal role in the liberation of Imo State and no gesture is too big for a man who died as a patriot”.
The Governor also said that consultations are underway with relevant stakeholders both in the education sector and in the State to critically look at the situation and take a decision.
The Governor urged the management staff of IMSU to live up to expectation, while pointing out that his Administration is very committed to quality education in the State and that Imo State University as the epicenter can not be left behind.
The University management through the VC commended the Governor for a job well done so far. She also called on all and sundry to support His Excellency to succeed.
The Governor in the statement signed by Oguwuike Nwachuku, Chief Press Secretary/Media Adviser (Gov.) stated that on behalf of the people of Imo State, he commiserates with the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, General Muhammadu Buhari, and other members of Staff of the presidency on this sad development.
He prayed God to give Nigerians the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
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