The former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Governor of Edo State, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, has condoled with his predecessor, former Governor of Edo state, Lucky Igbinedion over the death of Madam Maria Igbinedion, his mother.
This was contained in a statement released to the press by his media aide, Victor Oshioke.
He said, “Mama was known to be a very peaceful and empathic person who sympathized with those that suffered misfortune, gave encouragement to those in despair and shared whatever she had with those in need within her community.
“It is pertinent therefore that at this very traumatic period for your family, we also share in your pain.
“As mortals, it is difficult to come to terms with the loss of such a kind-hearted, deeply pious and beneficent matriarch, who in spite of her age, was still full of life and a veritable bastion of support for her children and the entire community.
“Your mother may not have lived till the fullness of our desires for her life, yet she lived a fulfilled life of service to humanity through her numerous community engagements, nurtured her children to greatness and had a good relationship with God.
“On behalf of my family, I offer our sincere condolences at this most challenging time while praying that mama finds eternal rest in heaven.
“Also I pray that God sends forth His grace upon you, your siblings,
yourfather and extended family that she left behind. Be assured that we have you in our prayers and share in your grief at this most difficult time.”
Mr. Lucky Igbinedion in a statement announced that his mother, Maria Oredola Igbinedion died in the early hours of Thursday, December 2 at the age of 85.
The statement said, “With gratitude to God for a fruitful and eventful life, we announce the transition to glory of our mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Madam Maria Oredola Igbinedion who joined the Saints in the early hours of December 2, 2021, at the age of 85. She is survived by children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.”