- Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), has mourned the death of his ally, Churchill Enyia
- Enyia, until his death, was the national coordinator of the Peter Obi National Support Group (PONSG)
- The group was one of the several movements that mobilised support for Obi during the 2023 general elections in Nigeria
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Legit.ng reports that late Enyia was a public relations expert and grassroots mobiliser.
Obi mourns notable supporter, Churchill Enyia
Although details of his death are sketchy, Legit.ng understands that he died this week.
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Reacting to Enyia’s demise, Obi wrote on his verified X (formerly Twitter) handle on Tuesday, September 19:
“On behalf of my family, the Labour Party, and the Obidient family, I most sincerely condole with the family of Amb. Churchill Enyia, the visionary founder of the Peter Obi National Support Group.
"He played a crucial role in uniting Nigerians for our campaign and contributed immeasurably to our vision of the New Nigeria.
“May God who called him home at this time grant him eternal rest and grant his family, the Obidient family and all of us the fortitude to bear his irreplaceable loss.”
Tears in Peter Obi's camp
Irouno served as a senior special assistant on public affairs and entertainment to ex-governor Rochas Okorocha.
Obi sad over death of popular actors
In another report by Legit.ng, Obi expressed shock over the demise of Saint Obi and Murphy Afolabi, the Nollywood actors.
In a post shared on his X page, Obi recounted how the late actors contributed greatly to the development of Nollywood and Nigeria's entertainment industry.
Obi breaks silence on Mohbad's death
Also, Obi earlier condoled with mother and family of Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad.
Mohbad, a former signee of Naira Marley at Marlian Records, died on Tuesday, September 12, aged 27.