Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi, over the demise of his elder brother, Dede Amaechi.
“In this moment of grief, our thoughts and prayers are with the Amaechi family and people of Rivers State.”
President Buhari urges the former Governor of Rivers State and two-time Director-General of his election campaigns to find strength in the notable legacies of his late brother.
Also, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress and former National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New People’s Democratic Party (nPDP), Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has also expressed sadness over the death of Amaechi.
He recalled running into the late Dede Amaechi at the Brick House when Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi held sway as Rivers Governor.
He described him as a gentleman, unassuming, caring and a wonderful personality. He said his death has dealt a big blow not only to the family of Amaechi but to every member of the political family of Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi.