The Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General of Rivers state, is dead.
Emma Okah, the state commissioner for information and communications, announced this in a statement on Friday.
The statement said the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Hon Emmanuel Chinwenwo Aguma, SAN, today Friday 10th August, 2018 died in a London hospital.
Until his death, Emmanuel Chiwenwo Aguma, SAN served the State with amazing sense of reponsibility, commitment, passion, competence and courage. At all times, even in his sick bed, his exemplary zeal to serve Rivers State never waned.
Consequently, the Governor of Rivers State His Excellency Nyesom Ezenwo Wike CON, GSSRS has approved that flags fly at half-mast for two days beginning from tomorrow Saturday 11th August, 2018 as a mark of honour to mourn departed the legend.
Needless to say that Rivers State and indeed the Nation will miss his versatility and invaluable contributions to the development of our State and Nigeria.
This loss is monumental but we urge all people of goodwill to remember his wife, children, mother and the entire late Chief Emmanuel W. Aguma family of Port Harcourt as well as the State in prayers.