Former President of the Senate, David Mark, has described the demise of the former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Vincent Ogbulafor, as a huge loss to
the party and the nation at large.
This is contained in a statement issued by Paul Mumeh, Special Adviser on Media to former President of the Senate, David Mark on Saturday in Minna.
Mark noted that the deceased was a fine gentleman who was passionate and committed to the growth and sustenance of the nation’s nascent democracy.
“As a minister of the Federal Republic, Ogbulafor demonstrated unwavering commitment to the ideals of nationhood.
Likewise as national secretary, national chairman and a prominent member of the PDP board of trustees, he demonstrated uncommon loyalty to the party and the Nigerian state,” he stated .
Mark lamented the demise of Ogbulafor at this time when his wealth of experience in party administration would have been needed to resolve the myriads of crises facing the party .
He added that Ogbulafor was one of the best and fertile minds in Nigerian political environment “because he was fair and firm in the discharge of his duties”.
Mark noted that the late Ogbulafor would be remembered for his uncommon dedication to duty , humour, honesty and loyalty to his fatherland.
He urged PDP faithful, the government and people of Abia state to take solace in the fact that Ogbulafor left a good legacy worthy of emulation for all.
Sen.Mark prayed that God in His infinite mercies, grants the deceased eternal rest and the immediate family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.( NAN)