Friday, 8 November 2019

Constituents rally round Abi lawmaker as he prepares to lay father's remains to rest

Leaders and constituents of Abi State Constituency have in their numbers sent condolence messages to the member representing Abi in the Cross River State House of Assembly, Hon. (Dr.) Davies Etta as he gets ready to lay the remains of his late father, Late Chief Eta Enyi Ofem to rest who passed on to glory on the 2nd of June 2019.

Avording to a release by the media handlers of the honorable lawmaker, Wednesday, 20th November, 2019 will signal the beginning of activities commulating to a befitting burial as arranged by family members of the deceased.

Obsequies as announced by the family reads thus: 

Wednesday 20th November 2019
Opening of Mourning House
@the deceased compound. Ebom Abi LGA 

Thursday 21st November 2019 
Visitation by groups
Same Venue 

Friday 22nd November 2019 
Service of Songs
At Presbyterian Church of Nigeria, St. Andrew's Parish, Ebom Abi LGA 

Saturday 23rd November 2019 
Funeral and Memorial Service
At The Presbyterian Church of Nigeria, St. Andrew's Parish, Ebom, Abi LGA. 
10: am prompt.

Leading the multitude of condolence messages sent to the Honourable Etta is that of Betta Edu, immediate past Director General of Cross River Primary Healthcare Development Agency, and a very strong defender of the PDP family in Abi.

In her message Edu, who said she is mourning the departed, prayed God grant the family the fortitude to bear the irreversible lost.

As at press time, over 100 constituents have sent in their condolence messages on different online platforms with the Hon. Member acknowledging all.

Some of the messages are seen below:

 Hon. Davies Etta is a passionate young man driven by the fear of God and love for his people to restore peace to Abi Local Government Area. As a first timer in the House, he has within this short period in office bought over the hearts of even members of the opposition as through his accommodating leadership style he has almost made Abi a one party Local Government Area.