Ortom expresses shocks over death of Health Commissioner

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Late Dr. I Ikwulono, Benue State Health Commissioner

… Says his Commissioner’s death is devastating

By Titus Atondu, Makurdi

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has expressed shock over the sudden death of the Benue State  Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr. Emmanuel Saleh Ikwulono.

Governor Ortom also described  the death as devastating and a big  blow to his administration.

I n a press Statement signed by the Chief press Secretary Terver Akase and made available to Nigerian NewDirect,  Ortom described  Dr Ikwulono as a true professional who built a wonderful working relationship with other members of the State Executive Council in a period of only four months in which he served as Commissioner.

He stated that the death of Dr Ikwulono is not only shocking and painful but has also created a vacuum very difficult to fill.

The Governor further stated that  the late Commissioner for Health and Human Services will be deeply missed by the Government and people of the state for his proactive efforts in tackling health challenges confronting Benue people, particularly the fight against COVID-19.

He prayed that the deceased gets eternal rest and his family the strength to bear the irreparable loss.