The Management of the Nigeria National League (NNL) paid a condolence visit on its Chairman, Senator Obinna Ogba, in his Abuja home on Wednesday following the death of his father, Chief Ogbaoku Odo Ogba (Omeiheufu 1) on December 10 at the age of 105 years.
Speaking during the visit, NNL Chief Executive Officer, Barrister Sajo Mohamed, who led the entourage, extolled the qualities, contributions and legacies of late Odo to his family and the society at large.
“We are here to offer our deepest sympathy and support, on the passing on to glory of your father. It’s our wish that our visit and condolences will bring you and your family peace and comfort, during this painful time”.
“There is no doubt that your father ran a good race on earth., and you (Obinna) are a proud legacy left behind by Daddy (Pa Ogba), as part of his sojourn into politics and contributions to his society and Nigeria is also not in doubt”.
Sajo ended by praying that the soul of Late Chief Pa Ogba find perpetual rest with God.
In his response, Senator Ogba expressed gratitude to the NNL team for their visit to commiserate with him and family.
He uttered special thanks to God for what he called a glorious exit of his loving father from the earth, declaring he will give special thanks and offerings to God by celebrating him.
“Our father had prepared our minds for his demise through his talks and deeds while he was alive, but, we tried to cope with the reality of his death, as he slept peacefully to bide us farewell “.
“I will celebrate my father’s death, his parting is glorious and we must thank God for a life well spent, though, we are mourning but we should also be grateful to God, stated Senator Ogba.
Senator Ogba also hinted that the burial of his late father will begin from March 26, 2021.