A former, Senate President Chief Adolf Wabara has expressed shock over the death of Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Governor, Chief Ukpai Agwu Ukpai.
Senator Wabara made his feelings known while on a condolence visit to the bereaved family‘s residence in Umuahia said he is yet to bring himself to the reality of Chief Ukpai’s death.
He recalled that late Chief Ukpai was one of his trusted and reliable friend whose friendship predates their days as elected local government chairmen of Ohafia and Ukwa East council respectively.
Senator Wabara who was a pro- chancellor Abia State University Uturu disclosed that late Chief Ukpai’s political career evolved and matured overtime which enabled him to be recknowed with as a grassroot mobilizer, political strategist and astute administrator.
The National Secretary of the PDP pointed out that the deceased made quality contributions towards the governance structure of the state as Deputy chief of Staff office of the Governor.
He encouraged the immediate family of late chief Ukpai, the Government of Abia, the State Chapter of the PDP and people of Ohafia Local Government to bear the irreparable loss with fortitude.