*Says the Red Chamber should be named after Chuba Okadigbo*
*Demands total overhauling of the Nigeria Police*
Press Statement by Anambra State PDP – Today, we in Anambra State PDP join the rest of the world to remember one of Nigeria finest political scientists and who died in active service to the nation.
In the press Statement issued by the party’s publicity secretary, Emeka Nzekwe in Awka on 25th September 2015, the party stated that it appreciates late Dr. Chuba Okadigbo’s role in the growth of Nigeria democracy .
“Chuba Okadigbo was one of the founding fathers of PDP and a key actor in the restoration of Democracy in Nigeria after 20 years of military interruption.
It is also of note that Chuba Okadigbo once flew the ANAMBRA North Senatorial PDP flag in the Senate where he represented Anambra North Senatorial Zone in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria “.
Late Dr. Chuba Okadigbo stood for justice and displayed uncommon doggedness while he presided over the affairs of the Senate its president hence the party will always remember his contributions to Anambra PDP and Nigeria democracy at large .
“Through PDP platform, Chuba Okadigbo became the Senate President of The Federal Republic of Nigeria.
He made us proud as an ambassador of Anambra PDP throughout his days with the party hence his giant strides.
We therefore call for the lowering of our party flags in honour of this fallen hero and the Oyi of Oyi.
“Our heart goes to his immediate family in Ogbunike town of Oyi LGA .We commiserate with Senator Margaret Chuba-Okadigbo, his wife who also represented Anambra North senatorial zone in Senate under the PDP.
Our prayer is that God will continue to be with late Chuba Okadigbo’s family to the glory of God; Amen”
“We in Anambra State PDP are still understudying Chuba Okadigbo’s successes both in politics and in academics and his indelible contributions in Nigeria democracy and how it can be successfully institutionalized in our political Re-engineering that is ongoing in Anambra State “.
Let Chuba Okadigbo’s death be a platform for Nigeria Police reform for better Nigeria”.
“May the soul of Chuba Okadigbo Continue to rest in Peace ; Amen”. The party concludes.
State Publicity secretary, PDP