From Nosa Akenzua, Asaba
Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed deep sadness on the demise of former commissioner in the state and renowned optometrist, Dr Ronald Eyime.
Eyime, a frontline politician, who hails from Utagba-Ogbe, in Ndokwa West Local Government Area, died in the early hours of Monday in a hospital in Abuja. He was 63.
The deceased was Commissioner for Science and Technology between 2007 and 2011.
He was President of Nigerian Optometric Association from 1990 to 1995, President, African Council of Optometry between 2000 and 2004 and executive member, International Optometric and Optical League (IOOL) from 1992 to 1994.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Monday in Asaba, Okowa commiserated with the people of Ndokwa West, Utagbe-Ogbe community in particular and Nigerian Optometric Association over the passing of the renowned optometrist.