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Photos: Delta Journalist Buries Mother In-Law in grand style


The remains of Late Bridget Ogheneovo Orukamayan, the mother in-law to ace broadcaster with the Delta Broadcasting Service, Asaba and best dressed journalist in the Delta State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Mr. Ejime Udueme, has been buried in a grand style.

Late Bridget Ogheneovo, who is also the mother of the first lady of Ethiope West local government council, Mrs Eseoghene Golley, was interred at her hometown of Okurho-Ogharefe in Ethiope West Council Area of the state.

She was buried was buried amidst tears from her children, grand children, siblings, in-laws, admirers and members of the Catholic family from Sapele and Okwetolor in Okpe Council Area.

The burial ceremony which was attended by dignitaries from all walks of life including the members of NUJ and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Motorcade conveying the remains of Late Mrs. Bridget

Her remains had before being interred laid in state at her Adeola residence followed by a brief stop over at the Sapele office of the Nigerian Red Cross Society where was given her last honour by members.

At a requiem mass held in her honour at the Saint Patrick Catholic Church, Sapele, Rev. Father Michael Obudu described the Late Mrs. Bridget Orukamayan nee Omene as a woman that had sincere and uncommon love for God and humanity.

Father Obudu said he was convinced that God called the deceased home at her prime because she has done well and needed to come to the paradise for eternal glory.

The cleric charged her children and the congregation to live for Christ to make heaven as no one knew when death would come.

He stated that the parish and the entire societies in the church that she belonged will miss her selflessness so much and prayed God to grant her soul eternal rest.

The service featured special prayers for her peaceful repose and for unity to reign in her family.

The Officiating priest at the graveside Reverend Father John Iyekoya prayed God to grant her soul eternal rest.

In an interview, some of her children, in-laws and family members including Honourable Solomon Golley, Chairman of Ethiope West and his wife Eseoghene said she was a role model and a true Christian in all standard.

Mama’s children and in-laws in a group photograph

They said her death was untimely but thanked God for giving them a rare mother and the best friend anyone could pray for, who was ready to sacrifice for them.

A reception was later held for guests including politicians from all parts of Delta and beyond, management and staff of Delta Broadcasting Service Asaba who were there to bid her farewell.

Late Bridget Orukamayan who died on the 24th of March 2019 was aged 61. She was until her death a community leader,a member of the Nigerian Red Cross Society and a philanthropist.

She is survived by seven children, 22 grand children and other relations amongst whom is Mrs Jennifer Ejime Udueme of Delta Broadcasting Service Asaba.

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