Former President of the Senate, Anyim Pius Anyim, has mourned the death of a former and longest serving senator from Imo State, Chief Francis Arthur Nzeribe, who passed away on Saturday at the age of 83. Anyim in a condolence message on Sunday signed by his Media Adviser, Sam Nwaobasi, hailed the deceased for his commitment towards the Peoples Democratic Party.
Anyim noted that the late senator made a great impact during his lifetime.The statement quoted Anyim as saying, “As a politician, Senator Arthur Nzeribe was very visible from 1979 till his death and was dogged and committed to whatever he believed in.”
“In Business, Senator Nzeribe was successful, building business empires in many sectors such as insurance, oil & gas, construction, arms supply, and real estate.“The scope of his operations stretched from Britain, Middle East, Ghana and Nigeria.” He added.
The PDP presidential aspirant also described Late Nzeribe as a committed PDP man who remained a member of the Party till his death.
He also condoled with the immediate family, friends and numerous political associates of the late Politician and indeed the Nigeria nation.He prayed that the Almighty and merciful God will grant the soul of Late Senator Arthur Nzeribe eternal rest in His bosom.