Kalu mourns Braithwaite

Dr. Orji Kalu

Former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji
Kalu, has expressed sadness over the demise of famous lawyer and activist, Dr.
Tunji Braithwaite, adding that the deceased was a patriotic Nigerian, whose
contributions to the social and political advancement of the country will not
be easily forgotten.
According to the former governor, Dr.
Braithwaite was an accomplished legal luminary, an astute politician and a
resolute activist, who used his intellectual endowment in fighting for a just
and equitable society.

 In a statement signed by
his Special Adviser, Kunle Oyewumi, Kalu said, “the passing of Dr. Tunji
Braithwaite is painful as he died at a time the country needed his counsel on
national issues.
“He was an outstanding statesman by all
standards.
“He demonstrated selflessness and
forthrightness in his legal and political endeavours.
“Dr. Braithwaite’s memories will linger
forever in the minds of Nigerians.
“As we mourn him, our hearts and prayers
are with the deceased’s family at this mournful period”
The former governor admonished the
Braithwaite family to sustain the good legacy their patriarch left behind.
Kalu, while commiserating with the
Braithwaite family, prayed God to grant the deceased a blissful rest.

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