The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has commiserated with the Anambra State Governor, Prof. Charles Soludo, over the passing of his father, Chief Simeon Soludo, at the age of 92 years.
In a statement, Obaseki expressed sadness over the news, describing late Pa Chief Simeon Soludo as an accomplished father, whose discipline, hard work, and diligence contributed in shaping the governor and his siblings.
According to Obaseki: “I commiserate with my brother, the Anambra State Governor, Charles Soludo, over the sad news of the passing of his father, Chief Simeon Soludo.
“Pa Soludo was a gentleman, who took pride in education and love for knowledge and learning, sowing the seed of life-long education in his children. He led an exemplary life and would be remembered for his kindness, compassion and forthrightness.
“On behalf of the Government and good people of Edo State, I extend heartfelt condolences to the people of Anambra State, the Soludo family, associates, friends and well-wishers and pray that God will grant all the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”