Prestige: Gbajabiamila, Abaribe, Elumelu, others eulogized fallen Aba lawmaker as Reps pay last respect


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By Levinus Nwabughiogu-Abuja

House of Representatives on Tuesday held a valedictory session for its fallen member, late Hon. Ossy Chinedu Prestige died in February 2021.

Until his death, Prestige represented Aba North/Aba South Federal Constituency of Abia State in the House.

Paying their respects to the deceased at the valedictory session, the speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiala described Prestige as a fine gentleman, who “left his footprint in the sand of time”.

Recalling he was denied access to a lawmaker’s sickbed at a London hospital due to administrative reasons, Gbajabiamila however said he was shocked to see Prestige coming down even with a drip on his hand to see him on his way out.

“We talked, we laughed and we prayed. I’ll try to speak with a smiling face. I’ll smile, even though we grieve, but I know that our colleague, friend and brother always wore a smiling face. I still have some fond memories of him.

“This is a great…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper