Mbam mourns Nwodo, describes him as detribalised Nigerian


By Douglas Okoro

Chief Elias Mbam, the Chairman, Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) has described the late Chief Joe Nwodo as a detribalised Nigerian who committed his life to the service of the nation.

Mbam, in a tribute to the late political icon who passed to eternal glory at the age of 77 years described the deceased as a colossus and intellectual par excellence.

He said that Nwodo, an astute politician and lawyer explored his political sagacity to build bridges of unity among politicians and intellectuals that helped to deepen the political system of his time.

Mbam in the tribute made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abakaliki, said that Enugu State, Ndigbo and the Nigeria nation have lost ‘rare gem’ whose contributions to building a great Nigeria have remained legendary and unparallel.

“I learnt with grave sadness and deep feel of melancholy of the demise of our dear brother, Dr Joe Nwodo, especially as each time I…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria