The Governor of Imo State, ably represented by his Deputy Prince Eze Madumere has bade farewell to late ace journalist of Channels Television, Mr. Chukwuma Onuekwusi, whom he described as proud illustrious son of Imo State who brought won so much laurels to the State through his profession.
Prince Madumere admonished mourners not to mourn like those who do not have future. He added that what ought to preoccupy everyone's mind is the legacy to be bequeathed to the society, saying that people can only be remembered by their deeds.
He revealed that Imo Government has in no little measure lost a gem who budded off from Imo Broadcasting Corporation before his upward professional mobility.
The Deputy Governor also used the opportunity to relay the good works of Onuekwusi who put his life at risk to ensure that Imo people's votes counted. He recalled that it his dogged effort and contribution among numerous others that guided people's effort to electing Owelle Rochas Okorocha led Rescue Mission Government as their choice.
Others who also spoke at the graveside were Senator Samuel Anyanwu, Senator representing Imo East Senatorial and Senator Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Productivity.
Hon. Uche Oguwike, member of Imo State House of Assembly representing Ikeduru State Constituency who was in the entourage of Imo Deputy Governor also eulogized the late Onuekwusi for adding much value to the people of Ikeduru and prayed for the repose of his soul.
Channels Television crew were also on ground in their large numbers to also bid late Onuekwusi farewell.