The Governor, Dr Okezie lkpeazu has described the immediate member that represented Aba North and South Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Mr. Ossy Prestige as a selfless politician that used his position to provide selfless service that impacted so much on many lives.
Dr lkpeazu who stated this during the funeral Service held in his honour by the Presbyterian Church Of Nigeria at the Akahaba stadium, Abiriba in Ohafia LGA further described the Federal lawmaker as a man that not only lived above political leanings, but saw his position as avenue to provide solid representation to his Aba North and South Constituency and Abia at large.
The Governor represented by his Deputy, Sir Ude Oko Chukwu said Ossy Prestige’s death will prompt one to question the true essence of life and wondered why good people die too soon and described death as a mystery beyond mortals.
He urged the wife of the deceased, children and other bereaved family members to take heart and prayed God to give them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
In his sermon titled”The Joy of Leadership”, the Prelate of the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria, His Eminience, Nzie Nsi Eke represented by the Rev Dr Miracle Ajah named the elements of true leadership to include resourcefulness, perseverance, contribution among others which the late lawmaker Ossy Prestige showcased throughout his life time by adding value and impacting on the life.
Late Ossy Prestige aged 56 is survived by his wife Oyediya, five children and a host of other relatives.
Our Government House Correspondent, Mercy Kalu reports that the burial ceremony attracted the presence of the wife of the Deputy Governor, Lady Vivien Oko Chukwu, the Speaker Federal House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila represented by Godwin Ndudim Elumelu, Federal and State legislators, the Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, top Government Officials, Captains of industry, Traditional Rulers and other distinguished personalities.