Paul Osuyi, Asaba
Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Deputy Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Oyibosochukwu Mike Nwabueze, is dead.
Nwabueze died on January 13, 2018, after a brief illness at the age of 62. A veteran journalist and politician, the late Nwabueze was a strong advocate of peace.
Nwabueze, one-time vice chairman of Ndokwa East Local Government Area of the state, was a skilled and eloquent public speaker who mastered the quality of artistry and persuasiveness in speech and writing.
Before venturing into politics, the late Nwabueze proved his mettle as a journalist in various establishments including the Vanguard, The Pointer, Triumph, and New Outlook, among others.
A statement issued by the family and signed by his son, Uche Nwabueze, said the burial ceremony starts with service of songs on Thursday March 8 2018 at his residence in Ashaka.
The statement added funeral service/interment will follow at his family compound, Umu-Inyagbo quarters of Inyi kingdom in Ndokwa East local Government Area.