Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has commiserated with former Senate Majority Leader,Victor Ndoma-Egba over the death of his wife, Amaka.

The Governor in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Mr Christian Ita, on Saturday in Calabar expressed deep sorrow over the sudden transition,which he said was yet another vissicitude to befall the former Senate Leader in recent times.

“Dear Victor, the death of your dear wife is a severe blow on all of us who knew her, and a harder blow on you as her husband, friend and confidant.

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“Words cannot adequately convey my heartfelt sorrow over Amaka’s death, for she was a kind and beautiful soul who spread love to all who encountered her,” the governor said in the release.

The governor however, urged Senator Ndoma-Egba and his family to be consoled by the fact that the deceased “selflessly and fervently served God and humanity during her very salutary and impactful life on earth”

While praying God to give Senator Ndoma-Egba the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss, Ayade prayed God to grant her soul eternal peace.