By Umar Muhammad Puma
The remains of Otei Oham who died in February this year was buried yesterday at his home town Aket central in Biase Local Government Area of Cross Rivers state, amidst tears from family and friends.
Late Otei died at the age of 45, after a brief illness, at his hometown.
Until his death he was a reporter with the Guardian Newspaper, covering the House of Representatives, and has left behind two children, Miss Pheobe Oham and Bela Oham.
Born on 3rd October 1973 into the families of Mr. Moses Otei and Mrs. Chinyere Egedigwe, he died after battling with severe and a strange illness that started on the 13th of December 2017.
All efforts and medical intervention at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada, proved abortive.
Speaking at the burial ceremony, Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara said late Otei will be remembered for his good conduct and professionalism in reporting the activities of the House of Representatives
Represented by his Special Assistant on Information and Documentation, Ismaila Uba Misilli, the Speaker assured that the family he left behind will not be forgotten.
Dogara payed God Almighty to grant the soul of the late Otei Oham eternal rest.
On his part, chairman of the House of Representatives Press Corps, Umar Muhammad Puma, also assured that the corps will do everything within its powers to keep the relationship with late Oham family.