Ogu/Bolo Mourns Death of PDP Chieftain
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogu/Bolo Local Government Area of Rivers State was thrown into shock over the demise of one of the founding fathers of the Party in the area, Chief Jonah Tamuno Furubowarifama.
The Chairman of the Party in the area, Mr. Marcus Thompson who expressed their feelings said the death was a catastrophic to the party in Ogu/Bolo LGA and Rivers State in general as his political prowess would be greatly missed.
Thompson, who described the late party chieftain as an ally to the elders, middle class and the youths of the Local Government and the State, noted that he was a gigantic bridge to everyone in politics.
He opined, enjoined the family and party faithful to take solace in God that their departed loved one lived a simple life worthy of emulation.
Also a former women leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogu/Bolo LGA, Mrs. Ibitoroko Kpuwaiseibema said the sudden demise of her political leader and mentor was unbelievable noting that she joined him to decamp to PDP on February 5, 2019 saying that she prayed God to console the family, party members and the entire people of Ogu/Bolo LGA as they lost a political colossus, father and philanthropist.
Meanwhile Senator George Thompson Sekibo, Rivers East Senatorial District has paid condolence visit to the family of Late Chief Jonah Tamuno Furubowarifamama who died after a brief illness.
Senator George Thompson Sekibo described Late Chief Jonah Tamuno , as a dependable man , to work with, a man of his word, filled with trust and transparency in dealing with others.
Senator Sekibo prayed with the family asking God to console those he left behind and receive the soul of the departed in his bosom
Until late Chief Jonah Tamuno died, he was a war Canoe House Chief in Ogu Bolo LGA and in Wakirikese. A chieftains of the People’s Democratic Party PDP in Rivers State , he was a former commissioner in the local government service commissioner.