The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs (MNDA), Obong Godswill Akpabio took time out of his very busy schedule on Monday 31, August 2020 to pay condolence visit to the family of late Director of Finance and Account (DFA), of the Ministry. Mr. Moses Okpo whose demise was announced at the weekend having been hospitalized for sometimes in Abuja.
Akpabio who expressed shock at the death of the former DFA, noted that it was difficult for him to visit the family at a time like this, other than for social reasons. While consoling the wife and the immediate family of the late DFA, he urged the family to take solace in God Almighty the great provider, for the loss of a friend and companion.
He said the high powered delegation from the Ministry which includes the out-going Permanent Secretary, Mr. Olusade Adesola, the in-coming Permanent Secretary, Dr. Babayo Kumo Ardo and the Directors, is to appreciate Mr. Moses Okpo’s diligent services not just to the Ministry but to the Civil Service and the Nation at large.
According to the MNDA boss, the former DFA was a very humble and peace loving man who was always up and doing in his schedule of duties. “The Ministry shares in your sorrow and moment of grief and we are very saddened by his demise”, he said.
The Minister while reassuring Mrs. Okpo of the Ministry’s support prayed that God would add to the years of those he has left behind and continue to care for the immediate family.
D (Press & PR)
September 1, 2020