By Daniel Ezeigwe
Anambra Governor’s wife, Mrs Nonye Soludo has described the death of her father-in-law, Pa Simeon Nwankwo Soludo, as a painful exit that will be remembered by many great memories.
Mrs Soludo who stated this in a statement released in Awka, explained that Pa Soludo was a man who was loved by many people because of his sense of community, understanding of peace and tolerance.
She noted that her late father-in-law laid a legacy of love, and raised all his children with discipline and hard work.
The governor’s wife who reminisced on her early matrimonial years, explained that her late father-in-law took her in as his own daughter, and was always reachable in times of difficulties.
She described the late Pa Soludo as a warrior whose life across over nine decades reflected bravery, statesmanship and ingenuity.
Mrs Soludo further hailed Pa Soludo for his consciousness for communal peace, tradition and culture, a significant influence he bequeathed in his children.
The late Pa Soludo, who is fondly known by his traditional title ‘Akukananwa’ died in the early hours of Monday, November 6, 2023 at the age of 92.
Born on 11th November, 1931, Pa Soludo is survived by seven sons, eight daughters-in-law, including the Anambra Governor’s wife, Mrs Nonye Soludo, twenty grand-children and six great-grand children.