PDP mourns ex-national chairman, Vincent Ogbulafor

Vincent Ogbulafor

The late Vincent Ogbulafor

By Emmanuel Oloniruha

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed grief over the death of its former National Chairman, Prince Vincent Ogbulafor.

Ogbulafor was one of PDP’s founding members, a former national secretary of PDP, and a former minister of state, special duties.

In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Debo Ologunagba on Sunday, the party described Ogbulafor as an exceptionally patriotic leader.

“Ogbulafor was a detribalised Nigerian and quintessential democrat who dedicated his skills, resources and energies to selfless service toward the unity, stability, democratic advancement and economic development of our nation.

“As the national secretary of the PDP, Ogbulafor played key roles alongside other leaders of our party in laying a solid foundation for effective party management and administration.

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He also played key roles in the development and implementation of our robust policy guidelines that led to key accomplishments of successive PDP administrations in the country.”

Ologunagba said as PDP national chairman as well as minister of special duties, Ogbulafor displayed a unique leadership capacity in leading the PDP to effectively deliver the dividends of democracy to Nigerians.

“The PDP mourns this great national tragedy especially coming at this point in our national life when our party and indeed the nation need his wealth of experience the most.”

PDP commiserated with the Ogbulafor Family, the government and people of Abia, the PDP in Abia as well as the people of Olokoro, Umuahia South of Abia.

He prayed to God to grant the family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.


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