President Buhari Commiserate with the family of late Chukwuemeka Ike, a renowned Author
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoles with government and people of Anambra over the passing of Prof. Chukwuemeka Ike, renowned author, scholar and traditional ruler of Ndikelionwu Kingdom.
The condolence message was sent through a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Saturday, the President condoled with family, friends and associates of the traditional ruler. Buhari said Ike’s loyalty to the nation would continue to resonate in the way he mobilized his community for civic duties and youths sensitization on the value of good education
According to him, the administrator, cerebral scholar and prolific writer will always be remembered for his exceptional creativity in communicating wisdom in simple ways through books like ‘Toads for Supper,’ ‘The Potter’s Wheel,’ “Sunset at Dawn,’ The Bottled Leopard’ and other publications.
He further noted that these were being used by many institutions as teaching tools, within and outside the country. Noting that the late traditional ruler understood the depth and richness of African cultures, and prayed that the almighty God would grant the saul of the departed eternal rest and comfort.