Ekwunife condoles Onitsha tanker fire victims
– Congratulates The Sun MD over new appointment
Senator elect for Anambra Central Senatorial Zone, Mrs. Uche Ekwunife has condoled with the families of those that lost their lives in Sunday tanker fire incident at the Upper Iweka axis in the commercial city of Onitsha, describing it as a national calamity.
Mrs. Ekwunife who cut short her official engagement to inspect the carnage at Upper Iweke expressed sadness over the loss of lives and property and condoled with the families that lost their loved ones in the ugly incident.
The Senator elect whose zone falls within part of the scenes of the incident promised to effect proper legislation that would put an end to unnecessary loss of lives and property on the highways by lorry and heavy duty vehicles.
“It is unfortunate that we continue to lose our loved ones in such careless and difficult situations. I want to express my deepest condolence to the families that lost their loved ones in the ugly incident and pray for the repose of souls of the deceased. I promise to make legislation alongside my fellow senators that would put an end to such horrible incidents on Nigerian roads.
In a related development, Mrs. Ekwunife congratulated the Editor-In-Chief and Managing Director of The Sun Publishing Limited, Mr. Femi Adesina on his appointment as the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Mrs. Ekwunife in a statement signed by her Special Assistant on Media, Emmanuel Uzor described Mr. Adesina as a true face of journalism that is anchored on truth and fairness.
She expressed optimism that Mr. Adesina would replicate his Midas touch in The Sun Newspaper in his new office and wished him well in his new office as Presidential Spokesman.
Part of the release reads, “Femi Adesina is a man with courage and conscience to work. He has been a noble media man whose love for the unity of the country has remained total and I on behalf of the people of Anambra central senatorial zone wish to congratulate him and the entire Sun family for this elevation and wish him well”.