The member representing Sapele Constituency at the Delta State House of Assembly, Felix Anirah, has commended the state Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Sheriff Oborevwori, among others, for their prayers, encouragement and moral support towards the successful burial of his mother, Clara Anirah.
Speaking during the burial ceremony, which witnessed the presence of prominent personalities across Nigeria and beyond in Adagbrassa Elume in Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State, Anirah described his late mother “as a great blessing to them and the society.
“We are going to miss her motherly care, because she was there for us all through her lifetime,” he said.
Okowa, who was represented by Fidelis Tilije, the Commissioner for Finance, Delta State, said that “Anirah lived a life as a responsible mother, worthy of emulation by all her children, grand-children and other residents of the state.”
Tilije extolling Mama’s Christian life, admonished women of this generation to uphold Christian values to build a decent society for generations yet unborn and finally prayed for the repose of her soul in the Lord’s bosom.
Also, Oborevwori said that Anirah was a woman with a large heart and who acted as a mother of all.
Eulogising the unique qualities that the late Anirah possessed, the Speaker said: “She was very kind, accommodating and carried everybody along in all that she did.”
Also present at the event were Kingsley Esiso, Chairman Delta State PDP, Michael Diden (Ejele), Chairman of DESOPADEC, John Nani, Executive Director finance and Administration of DESOPADEC, lghoyota Amori (Assistant National Organizing Secretary, PDP Abuja), Napoleon Gbinije, Efe Afe, Ovie Agas, Chief of Staff to the Delta State Government.
The Speaker, His Deputy, Majority Leader, the entire Delta State House of Assembly members and their wives were all present.
Charles Obule/ members of Pacesetters Social Club, members of Sapele Athletic Club, Sapele Okpe Community, Monday lgbuya, James Augoye, Eugene lnoaghan, Chairman of Sapele local Government Area, Catholic Bishop of Warri Diocese, Rev. Fathers, Bishops, Pastors.
Austin Avuru, former MD of Seplat, Prof Sam Oyobaire (Former Minister Of Information) and a legion of Professors were present.
Deputy Inspector-General Of Police) Marvel Akpoyibo ( Rtd) and Top Military Officers.
Okakuro Ede Dafinone of the Import/ Export Promotion Council, Abuja.
Seplat Energy Plc led by the Base Manager and management staffs..
Brother Emmanuel Ogidi (Immediate Past Chairman, PDP, South-South).Barr Victor Odebala and wife.
Hausa, Ibo, Yoruba, Amuokpe, Elume, Ozue and Ugborhen Communities were present. Prince Joseph Atseyeku led the Itsekiri community, while Mazi Sony Nwakego, the Igbo community.
DTHA Service Commission and Local Government Service Commission, both led by their chairmen and commission members.
MIKE OKEME (FORMER SPECIAL ADVISER TO THE Governor of DELTA -STATE ON LABOUR MATTERS).
Chief A.K. Aseweta (First Executive Secretary (DESOPADEC)
Association Of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) – represented by the 25 local government chairmen, led by Solomon Ebuka, (ALGON CHAIRMAN and C/M, IKA-NORTH EAST)
and Dr. Richard Kofi (Ughelli-South), Delta NUJ, NLC (Delta chapter ) NFF (Delta), Nigeria Football Supporters Club, (National, and state chapters), Christian Association Of Nigeria CAN, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria- PFN, Islamic Clerics and members,.
Nigeria Society of Engineers.-NSE.
The management and students of the school of Deaf & Dumb.
and others too numerous to mention.