Jonathan condoles with Michael Anyiam-Osigwe’s family

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday extended heartfelt condolences to the Anyiam-Osigwe family on the untimely death of their son, brother, husband and father, Nze Michael Anyiam-Osigwe.

A statement signed by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati, said Jonathan joins them in mourning Nze Michael who, like his brothers, was his very good friend and associate.

The President, the statement said“believes that the late Coordinator-General of the Anyiam-Osigwe Foundation who was particularly committed to promoting national unity and progress through education will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

“President Jonathan also believes that the Anyiam-Osigwe Foundation’s Memorial Lectures which have featured many distinguished personalities including serving and former Heads of States and Government from all parts of the world, will stand to Nze Michael’s eternal credit.

“The President prays that Almighty God will receive Nze Michael’s soul and grant him eternal rest.

“He similarly prays that God will comfort Nze Michael’s family, friends and associates and grant them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss of the very cultured and respected gentleman whose virtues were much admired at home and abroad.”

Anyiam-Osigwe died at a Lagos hospital on Sunday, November 30 from gunshot wounds he sustained during a robbery attack along the Okada-Benin road in Edo State on Saturday.