The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) expressed deep shock and sadness over the tragic death of former Acting Managing Director of the Commission, Pastor Power Aginighan.
Aginighan died in motor accident when the Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV), along the Bayelsa State axis of the East-West Road, along with his son, Tammy Aginighan and a police escort.
The NDDC, in a condolence message signed by its Chairman and Managing Director, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba and Nsima Ekere, respectively, condoled with the Aginighan family and urged it to leave its faith in the hands of God, despite the deep pain and sorrow they were going through as a result of this very sad and untimely demise.
The condolence message reads in part, “The Board, Management and Staff of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, have expressed deep shock and sadness over the tragic death of former Acting Managing Director of the Commission, Pastor Power Aginighan, in a motor accident at Mbiama, Rivers State, on Friday, August 31, 2018.
“Nothing happens in this world except God permits it. It is most heart-breaking and devastating for a family to lose a father and son at the same time, in such tragic circumstances.
“We pray that Almighty God grant his wife, the rest of Aginighan family and entire Ijaw nation the fortitude to bear this overwhelming loss.
“Aginighan was passionate in the struggle for better living conditions for the Niger Delta people. He served in various leadership positions in various organizations committed to improving the quality of lives of Niger Delta people and Nigeria in general. He was Director-General of the Ijaw Youths Action League and held other leadership positions too numerous to mention.
“Pastor Aghinighan has remained very supportive to the Commission, years after serving as the Acting Managing Director. This is indeed a huge and overwhelming loss for his wife, family, the people of the Niger Delta Region and the entire Board, Management and Staff of NDDC.”