Gov Fubara Bids Farewell To Mother-In-law

Rivers State Governor, Sir Siminalayi Fubara has charged people to lead a life of positive impact in the society in order to be remembered by posterity.

Governor Fubara gave the charge at the funeral service in honour of his mother-in-law, late Mrs. Adeline Ndalu Jaja at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Opobo Town on Saturday.

He said it is important for people to lead a life that will open doors for their children in the future adding that they should ponder over their existence and live a life that will leave endearing legacy on posterity.

“We are here this afternoon to say goodby to Mama, I want us to take home something. How do we live our lives? Can we live in a way that when we’re no more , our name can open doors for our children? Mama lived a good life that opened door for many.”

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Sir Fubara said her mother-in-law lived an impactful life which was testified by all that encountered her.

He thanked leaders and stakeholders of the State who have continued to stand by truth and justice, charging them not to relent as they will be remembered by it.

The governor further commended the church for their support and prayers to the bereaved family and the Amanyanabo of Opobo, King Dandeson Douglas Jaja for the prevailing peace in Opobo Kingdom.

In his remark, the governor of Bayelsa State, Sen. Douye Diri who also attended the funeral service condoled the Rivers first family for the loss of their mother.

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Sen Diri said humans should live a life of modesty and realize that life is ephemeral, while ultimate powers belong to God.

He eulogised the qualities of late Adeline Ndalu Jaja and wished she had lived a little longer.

Delivering his sermon, Bishop Emmanuel Oko-Jaja said though Mrs. Adeline Ndalu Jaja lived for 87 years her death calls for mourning as she used her life to impact others positively

He declared that Mama’s life was a testimony of goodwill and well spent for service of God and humanity and charged the congregation to live to be remembered just as the late matriarch is being remembered.

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-Gist