Senate Chief Whip, Orji Uzor Kalu, on Wednesday described the dying of former Army Administrator of Imo and Lagos States, Ndubisi Kanu as a “large loss.”
Kalu, a retired Rear Admiral, handed away on Wednesday on the age of 78-years after a short sickness.
The deceased is from Ugwunta in isuikwuato Native Authorities of Abia State.
Reacting, the lawmaker in a condolence message on Wednesday, commiserated with Ndigbo, the folks and authorities of Abia particularly over Kanu’s demise, NAN stories.
Kalu stated the ex-Chairman of Nationwide Democratic Coalition (NADECO) said that Kanu was one of many few Nigerians that fought for the enthronement of democracy.
“I acquired with ache the information of the passing of a number one gentle in Igboland and former Chairman of NADECO, retired Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kalu.
“The late statesman contributed immensely to the enthronement and sustenance of democracy in Nigeria.
“The democracy Nigerians are having fun with right this moment is attributed to the efforts of the deceased and some others. He lived a fulfilled life devoted to nationwide service and humanity.
“He has left indelible footprints within the annals of Nigeria’s democracy, owing to his outstanding, unbeatable and historic good deeds.
“The late statesman will certainly be missed for his counsel on the neighborhood, sub-national and nationwide ranges,” he stated.