Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and his wife, Justice Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike on Thursday joined other Rivers leaders for the Service of Songs in honour of Late Chief Maxwell Tasie Amadi, the Eze-Igo 1 of Isiokpo.
The Service of Songs took place at the Saint Jude’s Military Church, Port Harcourt.
Also in attendance were: Former Rivers State Governor, Dr Peter Odili, Former Rivers State Governor, Sir Celestine Omehia, Former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Austin Opara and the Chairman of the Rivers State PDP Campaign Council, Chief Ferdinand Alabraba.
Others at the Service of Songs were: Member Representing Abua/Odual/Ahoada East Federal Constituency, Mrs Betty Apiafi, Chief Judge of Rivers State, Justice Adama Iyaye-Laminkanra, Mr Tonye Cole of Sahara Energy Limited, Mr Dakuku Peterside of NIMASA, Commissioners, State Lawmakers and captains of industry.
The Service of Songs was marked by the rendition of hymns and songs of praise to God.
Son of Late Chief Maxwell Tasie Amadi, Mr Eloka Tasie-Amadi thanked leaders of the State for their support during the family’s moment of grief.
In a testimony, Former President of Nigeria Bar Association, Chief Onueze Okocha said Chief Tasie Amadi was a good friend to everyone and could mix with all classes of people.
He described him as a good man with a generous spirit. He noted that Late Chief Maxwell Tasie Amadi was a benefactor to several people.
In another testimony on behalf of the family, Sir Chijioke Amadi described the Late Chief Maxwell Tasie Amadi as a pillar and dependable friend.
Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media.
10th January, 2019.