Imo ex-majority leader, Stanford Onyirimba is dead

Erstwhile Imo Majority Leader, Stanford Onyirimba is dead. Onyirimba’s death was made public in the evening of Friday, March 11, 2022, by shocked and devastated political associates.

Imo ex-majority leader, Stanford Onyirimba is dead
Erstwhile Imo Majority Leader, Stanford Onyirimba is dead. Onyirimba’s death was made public in the evening of Friday, March 11, 2022, by shocked and devastated political associates. Onyirimba, who was born on May 22, 1959, was the Majority Leader of the Imo State House Of Assembly, from 1999 to 2007. Reacting, the Speaker, Imo House of Assembly, Mr Kennedy Ibeh, expressed shock over the death of Onyirimba. He conveyed his condolences on Saturday in a press statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Ifeanyi Onyekachi. The Speaker described the late Onyirimba as “one of the finest parliamentarians of our time who stood for justice.” “He was an astute politician and a lawmaker of note who made an indelible mark in the history of Imo Assembly as a fearless majority leader who stood with the people when it mattered most,” Ibeh said. The Speaker noted that although he passed on at a time when his political experience was most needed in Imo and the country, “we cannot question the will of God whom it pleased to call him now.” “We pray to God to grant members of his immediate family and indeed his political associates the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss,” he said.