Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State, his predecessor and incumbent senator representing Bayelsa West Senatorial District, Senator Seriake Dickson, and People’s Democratic Party National Vice-Chairman, South-South, Chief Dan Orbih, were included. among the notable personalities who offered their condolences to Omemu. and the Dakoru families following the death of their mother, the late Madame Ajua Roseline Dakoru.
Conveying the condolences of the government and people of the state to the bereaved families during a funeral service at Odoni Community in Sagbama Local Government Area in Bayelsa State last weekend, the Governor Diri described the late Madame Ajua Dakoru, as an illustrious daughter of the state.
Diri, who spoke through his deputy, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, noted that the various testimonies from those close to the deceased, highlighted her kindness and God-fearing attitude towards people.
According to the Chief Executive of Bayelsa State, what was most important in a person’s life was not the number of years lived, but rather the impact one leaves behind at the end of his stay on earth.
Emphasizing that true consolation can only come from the Creator to mankind, the Governor prayed to God to comfort and strengthen families in their bereavement.
In his message of condolence, Senator Dickson described the late Madame Ajua Dakoru as a devout Christian, who contributed immensely to the growth of the Bayelsa State Council for Arts and Culture.
Former Governor of Bayelsa, who was represented on the occasion by Sagbama LGA PDP Caucus Chairman, Hon. Fyneman Wilson, noted that although the deceased passed away at the ripe old age of 80, he received the news of her disappearance with shock due to the impactful life she lived.
On his part, the PDP’s National Vice-President, South-South, Chief Dan Orbih, also described the sick as a “pragmatic definition of a virtuous woman, who raised her children in the fear of God”.
Orbih urged the family and her children to take comfort in knowing that “their mother’s firm faith in God and service to mankind had already secured her eternal rest in the bosom of the Lord.”
Speaking on behalf of the families, the son of the deceased and the Secretary of PDP, South-South, Chief Felix Omemu, expressed their gratitude to the state government and all those who contributed to the successful burial of his mother.
The Tide understood that the patient, who died on July 14, 2022, began her career in public service with the defunct Bendel State government, then moved to Old Rivers State, eventually retired as deputy director of the Bayelsa State Council for the Arts. and Culture in 2013.
By: Ariwera Ibibo-Howells, Yenagoa