Saturday, 10 September 2016

Kalu commiserates with Ibru dynasty


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Dr. Orji Kalu


Eminent industrialist and former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Kalu, has lamented the passing of the Chairman of Ibru Organization, Olorogun Michael Ibru, describing his demise as a big loss to the internationalbusiness community.

According to Kalu, Olorugun Ibru contributed immensely to the social, economic and political development of Nigeria, adding that the late entrepreneur impacted lives positively through his vast business empire.

Kalu, who acknowledged the humility, generosity and selflessness of the late philanthropist, noted that Olorogun Ibru was committed to the well-being of the people in all his endeavours.


In a statement signed by his Special Adviser, Prince Kunle Oyewumi, Kalu said, “I was disturbed when I received the news of the demise of Olorogun Micheal Ibru.
“He was a source of inspiration not only to his peers but also the younger generation who looked up to him in their business pursuits.

“Despite his accomplishments in life, he never looked down on anyone regardless of age, social and economic differences.

“Olorogun Ibru’s memories will linger forever in the minds of Nigerians as he was well-known for his humanitarian gestures.

“We will sorely miss him”.
The former governor tasked the Ibru family to uphold the exemplary qualities of their late patriarch, adding that the late business icon will be remembered for creating job opportunities and wealth for the people.

While commiserating with the Urhobo nation, Kalu urged Delta State government to immortalize the late elder statesman by naming a landmark project in his name.

He prayed God to grant the deceased eternal rest and also give his family the fortitude to bear the sad loss.

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