Governor Obaseki (file photo)
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has mourned the passing of the member representing Ikpoba-Okha/Egor Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Jude Ise-Idehen, whose death was announced on Friday, July 1, 2022.
In a statement, Governor Obaseki described the death as shocking and painful, noting that Ise-Idehen was an illustrious Edo son who worked for the upliftment of his constituents in particular and Edo citizens in general.
His words: “I received the news of the passing of Hon. Jude Ise-Idehen with shock. It is indeed a painful and great loss for the people of Ikpoba-Okha/Egor Federal Constituency, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, and the country at large.
“A consummate politician, he was a community mobiliser; firm and considerate in the discharge of his duties. He was compassionate, kind and hardworking.
“For the people of Ikpoba-Okha/Egor Constituency, he was a force to reckon with. He served diligently and promoted projects that enhanced the living standards of his people.
“He will be remembered for his selfless service and commitment to the development of his constituency.
“I commiserate with the Ise-Idehen family, as well as friends of our great son.”