- As Minority Leader Condoles Wife, Mrs. Minnie Oseji
The member representing Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency, and Minority Leader, Federal House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has expressed sadness over the demise of Justice Chukwudumebi Oseji of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
Elumelu, in a statement on Wednesday, which was made available to newsmen in Asaba, Delta State capital, said he was devastated by the sad news of the death of the eminent jurist, who died on Monday.
He described the ugly development as a monumental loss to the judiciary and the nation at large.
The statement reads in part: “Justice Oseji as a legal luminary, has contributed immensely to the development of jurisprudence in Nigeria. The country, no doubt, will miss his legal and intellectual capacity”.
“The death of His Lordship, Justice Chukwudumebi Oseji, an illustrious son of Aniocha North Local Government Area, in Delta state is sad and devastating”.
“We have lost a great son and brother, who gave himself to the development of jurisprudence in Nigeria”.
“I sincerely convey my heartfelt condolences to his beloved wife, Dr. (Mrs) Minnie Oseji, the Oseji family of Idumuje-Unor, and indeed the people of Aniocha North Local Government Area for this irreparable loss”.
“I sympathize with the Chief Justice of the Federation over the death of the Justice of the Supreme Court. I also, condole with the Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa. Justice Oseji’s death is a great loss not only to Delta State but also to Nigeria as a whole”.
“I prayed God to console the Oseji family at this moment of grief and grant eternal rest to the faithful departed”.