The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has announced the death of its General Secretary, Seamen/NIWA, Water Transport Branch, Comrade Com. Patrick Okodo.
The 61-years old MWUN Scribe succumbed to death yesterday 5th February, 2022 after a brief illness at his home town in Bayelsa State.
He was reported to have battled an undisclosed sickness.
The Union in a brief statement released by its spokesman, Comrade Oniha Erazua on Sunday, said that funeral arrangements for the late Okodo would soon be announced by his family.
Recall that the Union had in 2021 lost its immediate past Branch President of NPA, Comrade Adeleke Sani who is a prominent member of the union.
“It is with a heart full of grieve and sadness that we announce the sudden demise of Com. Patrick Okodo, who until his death today was the General Secretary of the seamen/NIWA, Water transport branch of our great union”
“Funeral arrangements will be as communicated by his family. May his soul rest in peace” the message for Comrade Erazua reads.