PRESS RELEASE: INYC MOURNS LATE RTD. MAJOR UKWEJUNOR-ETCHIE
INYC MOURNS LATE RTD. MAJOR UKWEJUNOR-ETCHIE
|Major Tsola Ukwejunor Etchie (Rtd.)
The Oritseweyinmi Isaac Agbateyiniro-led Itsekiri National Youth Council(INYC) has joined the entire Itsekiri nation to mourn the sudden death of our beloved patriot, Major Tsola Ukwejunor Etchie (Rtd.).
His death which came as a rude shock to members of INYC, has left a huge vacuum in Warri kingdom. Etchie was a dogged fighter, always championing the course of Itsekiri even in the most difficult times.
The INYC remembers his sacrifice on the frontline in defense of our nation and to Iwereland until his death.
Major Ukwejunor-Etchie who missed no opportunity to promote Itsekiri’s Cultural heritage, died in active service at his Sapele residence in Delta State.
Recall that Major Ukuejunor-Etchie’s father was a Minister in the Government of the Action Group led by Chief Obafemi Awolowo, who also fought for the survival of Itsekiri during his days on earth.
All Itsekiri youths are by this information invited to join the leadership of the INYC on a condolence visit to the Etchie’s on Sunday, July 9, 2023 at 2pm.
May the soul of Late Major Etchie (Rtd.) rest in the bosom of our Lord.
Comr. Appearance Afejuku,
General Secretary, INYC