Duke Mourns the Passing of Prince David Ikpeme

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The Niger Delta Development Commission’s Cross River State Representative, Rt. Hon. Otuekong Orok Duke, is grieving the untimely demise of Prince David Ikpeme at the age of 23 after a brief illness NEGROIDHAVEN has confirmed. Expressing his sorrow, Duke lamented the tragic loss, emphasizing that he had last met Prince David two decades ago when he was just a child. He conveyed his condolences, saying, “My coming to meet with him should have been in a celebration and not in death, but God knows best.”

Despite the somber occasion, Duke commended the resilience of the youth, students, and the Ikpeme family as they joined together to lay Prince David to rest. He acknowledged their strength during this challenging time and pledged his support as they navigate through the grieving process.

In a commitment to address crucial issues within the community, Duke highlighted his dedication to tackling challenges in education and health. He assured the people, stating, “I am a phone call away from you as there are two areas I don’t joke with. These are health and education, hence I am giving you the assurance of a prompt response.” Duke’s pledge underscores his determination to prioritize the well-being and development of his constituents.

While the community mourns the loss of Prince Ikpeme, Rt. Hon. Otuekong Orok Duke remains steadfast in his resolve to serve and support those in need, honoring the memory of the departed while striving for a brighter future for all.