with great pains, the Rivers State Government has announced the passing away of the Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General of Rivers State, Mr Emmanuel Chinwenwo Aguma SAN.
Emmanuel Aguma Rivers State Attorney-General Has Died:
according to sources, he died yesterday August 10th at a hospital in London where he was receiving treatment while ill.
An official statement released by the Rivers State Government announcing his death reads:
“It is with intense pain but gratitude to the God Almighty, that the Government of Rivers State wishes to announce the demise of the state attorney general and commissioner for justice, Hon Emmanuel Chinwenwo Aguma, SAN, today Friday 10th August 2018 in a London hospital.
Until his death, Emmanuel Chiwenwo Aguma, SAN served the state with a fantastic sense of responsibilities, commitments, passion, courage and competence.
At all times, even in his sick bed, his commendable zeal to serve Rivers state never waned.
The Governor of Rivers State, His Excellency Nyesom Ezenwo Wike CON, GSSRS has, however, approved that flags fly at half-mast for two days beginning from tomorrow Saturday 11th August 2018 as a mark of honour to mourn the departed legend.
Needless to say that Rivers state and indeed the nation will miss his versatility and invaluable contributions to the development of our state and Nigeria.
This loss is monumental, but we urge all people of goodwill to remember his wife, children, mother and the entire Late Chief Emmanuel W. Aguma family of Port Harcourt as well as the whole State in prayers.”