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Odili a unifying figure – Oshiomhole

A former Governor of Rivers State, Dr Peter Odili, has been eulogized as a unifying figure and an apostle of politics without bitterness. 

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The National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, made the remark in a statement he personally signed to felicitate with Dr. Odili on his 70th birthday on August 15. 

He said: “It is gratifying to note that long after office, you are still widely adored. It can only be a measure of the durability of the bridge of unity you built across the nation’s divides – whether ethnic or religious. Even critics would acknowledge your quintessence as the apostle of politics without bitterness.”

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According to him, even more remarkable is the way Odili transited from active life in partisan politics to the nobler station of statesmanship and mentoring.

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