Rivers State Government has confirmed the death of the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Hon Emmanuel Chinwenwo Aguma.
Emma Okah, Commissioner for Information, in statement made available to DAILY POST Friday night said the Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) passed away in London.
He said until his death, Emmanuel Chiwenwo Aguma, served the State with amazing sense of reponsibility, commitment, passion, competence and courage.
Okah added: “At all times, even in his sick bed, his exemplary zeal to serve Rivers State never waned.
“Consequently, the Governor of Rivers State, His Excellency Nyesom Ezenwo Wike CON, GSSRS has 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 State in prayers.”