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Delta Speaker Guwor, others condole first lady Tobore, family over death of mother



By Miracle, Esegha, Warri

The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Emomotimi Guwor, led members of the State Legislature to Evwreni Community in Ughelli North local government area to condole with the wife of the Governor, Deaconess Tobore Oborevwori, over the demise of her mother, Madam Agnes Ayetoma Ataga.

Guwor said the late mother-in-law of the Governor, Elder Sheriff Oborevwori, lived a fulfilled life, her death was a big loss not only to the immediate family but also to the state, as her motherly counsel would be greatly missed.

The Speaker was flanked by the Deputy Speaker, Arthur Akpowhowo, Majority Leader, Emeka Nwaobi, other Principal Officers, and some members at the condolence visit the residence of the late mother of the first lady at the Uruewve quarters of Evwreni.

Meanwhile, the he speaker explained that the bond of friendship between the executive and legislative arms of government is all-encompassing, even in times of travail, stressing that what affects the first family affects the entire state, which is represented by the twenty-nine members of the State Legislature.

He appealed to the bereaved family to take solace in the fact that their mother was a virtuous woman, stressing that her positive impact on the lives of many people would remain evergreen.

Admonishing that there is no best time to die, the speaker emphasized that what is most important is the remarkable life lived by their mother and urged Deaconess Oborevwori to stay strong and help encourage her siblings at this critical moment.

The speaker said believers don’t die but transit, as one day the children of God will be reunited to His glory for eternity.

He assured that the State Assembly will be deeply involved in enforcing a befitting burial for the late woman, who is also survived by nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

“Mama lived a fulfilled life. She was a vitreous person who always wanted everyone around her to be taken care of. The same virtue she bequeathed to her daughter, Her Excellency Deaconess Tobore Oborevwori, wife of the Governor of Delta State,

“On behalf of the Delta State House of Assembly, I pray God gives Her Excellency, His Excellency, and the entire family the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss. And may mama’s gentle soul rest in the bosom of the Lord”, Guwor stated.

The first daughter of Deaconess Oborevwori, Omonigho Oborevwori, who responded on behalf of her mother, thanked the Speaker and members for the visit, which she said was highly appreciated.

Prayers were offered for the repose of the soul of the late Governor Oborevwori’s mother-in-law and the members of the family.

The Speaker later signed the condolence register on behalf of himself and the members of the state legislature.