Member representing Warri South State Constituency 1 in
the State House of Assembly Mrs Omawumi
Beatrice Udoh, died yesterday Wednesday, December 14th, at a London hospital after a protracted illness.
In a statement issued on Wednesday in Asaba the Chief Press
Secretary of Delta State Governor, Charles Aniagwu, Okowa described the deceased as a committed,
hardworking, patriotic and thorough-bred lawmaker who served the state
and her constituents diligently.
“The late Hon. Omawumi Udoh died when her
services to the state and nation was most needed. We mourn our fallen
lawmaker who gave her best in service to God and humanity. She was a
committed and hardworking member who championed the cause of her people.
On behalf of the government and people of Delta State, i send my
profound commiseration to the Right Honourable Speaker of the Delta
State House of Assembly, Hon. Chief Monday Owhigho Igbuya, members of
the House, the people of Warri South Constituency I and the entire
Itsekiri nation over the demise of Hon. Mrs Omawumi Beatrice Udoh.
As we mourn her passage, may Almighty God give her family, friends,
constituents and associates the fortitude to bear the loss.”
Meanwhile, Deputy Speaker,
Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Friday Ossai Osanebi has
expressed shock at the demise of his colleague.
Speaker who received the sad news described the development as “very
painful”, but can not question God. Osanebi, describing the late
lawmaker as calm, loving sister and that
she was a vibrant lawmaker and a caring mother and will be greatly
“Hon. Omawumi was a true Deltan and a vibrant colleague
who was always championing the cause of her constituents in her days in
the House. We have lost a hardworking, committed and dedicated colleague
and my heart goes to her immediate family, constituents, and the entire
Warri people and Deltans in general”.
“I pray that almighty God grant them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”
Omawumi Udoh a 4th term member, was a dedicated PDP member and was
first elected into the Delta State House of Assembly in 2003 and was
re-elected in subsequently.
source: L. I