Kive Kokori, son of late legendary Labour leader, Chief Frank Kokori has reacted to his father’s death, saying that he may not have been accorded the level of accolades that he deserved during his life time but would seek solace from the fact that in death he would gets all the accolades he deserved for the sacrifices he made for Nigeria and Nigerians.
BIGPEN NIGERIA (https://bigpenngr.com had reported that Kokori died in the wee hours of Today, Thursday after battling kidney related ailment for months at a hospital in Warri where he was hospitalized.
Confirming his death in a terse statement, his son, Kive, said the children and grandchildren regret to announce the passing of their daddy Chief Frank Kokori who died at around 1:30am on December 7th, a day that also doubles as his birthdate.
Chief Frank Kokori was 80 years old.
According to the statement, “Chief Frank Kokori was one of the arrowheads of the June 12 struggle and the enthronement of democracy and the rule of law in Nigeria. He was a labour leader per excellence, chieftain of the All Progressives Congress and an Elder statesman. His love for Nigeria was unparalleled.
“Daddy as I and others fondly call him was a man of justice, principled, dogged, and a lover of human rights and justice for all.
“He may not have been accorded the level of accolades that he deserved during his life time but I pray that in death he gets all the accolades he deserved for the sacrifices he made for Nigeria and Nigerians.
I celebrate you on behalf of the family, Delta State and Nigeria”.