Breaking: Governor Okowa’s Father is dead:
Father of the Delta state Governor, Arthur Okowa died after a brief illness.
In a public announcement credited to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa noted,
My family and I regret to announce the death of our beloved father, Sir Arthur Okorie Okowa, who passed away earlier this morning.
Throughout his lifetime, my father embodied and spread the principles of service to humanity, kindness even in the face of adversity, and trusting in Almighty God.
As we celebrate the life of my late father, I thank God for the 88 wonderful years that my family and I spent with him — and the impact that God allowed him to have on everyone that he came in contact with.
We will miss him dearly.
With love and light Papa, Rest In Peace!
From your son,
Sir Arthur Okowa died at the age of 88.
His demise is coming hours after the majority leader of the Delta state house of Assembly Tim Owhefere died at the same Federal Medical Center in Asaba the state capital.