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SGF Lawal, VP Osinbajo to lead FG delegation to Pa Ngige’s burial

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal are expected to lead the Federal Government delegation on behalf of President Mohammadu Buhari to pay last respect to Pa Pius Okonkwo Ngige, the late father of the current Labour and Productivity Minister, Senator Chris Nwabueze Ngige, reports ITRealms.
Also, the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and the Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, are among government dignitaries confirmed to honour the funeral of late Ozo Akunnia Pius Okonkwo Ngige.
The funeral billed for Saturday, January 23, 2016 is expected to commence on Friday, January 22 and governors of the South East, political class, traditional rulers, religious, traditional leaders, and captains of industry are equally to grace the occasion.

Throwing more lights on the plans at his country-home Alor, Idemili South local government area at the weekend, Senator Ngige said that the federal government delegation would be led by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir David Lawal, while governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano would be the major host.

Senator Ngige while reflecting on the life and times of his late father noted that though his deceased father was not a politician, he supported good governance and did everything possible to encourage those who served the society well.

Late Pa Ngige was former head of Umu Ngige clan of Alor town and died last September 4th at the age of 105 at home.


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