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JUST IN: Late Gege Agediga goes home, buried amid tears in Delta




By Stephen Asaba-ase

Prominent leaders in their number from all walks of life converged at Sokebolo community in Ogulagha Kingdom in Burutu Local government area to give the last honour to late Hon. Wilson Gege Agediga who passed away 2nd June, 2024, after a brief illness and prompt medical interventions.

The community grew in tears while he was buried in his compound in his country home. Late Gege was described to be a good man. His humanitarian services were acknowledged during his funeral rites.

His biography was read as follows:
“Late Hon. Wilson Independence Gege Arighabofa Agediga was born on October 1st, 1960 into the families of Late Gege Arighabofa Agediga of Fikesei and Igborugbo quarters of Sokebolou Town; Kenika quarters of Ogulagha Town in Ogulagha kingdom, Burutu L.G. A; and Egbenebor Idumu of Agge Town in Ekeremor L.G.A of Bayelsa State and Mama Binkayai Agediga (Nee Aruwei) of Oporoza and Kunukunuma communities of Gbaramatu kingdom in Warri south west Local government Area of Delta State.

The biography further reads, “Late Hon. Wilson Gege Agediga started his early life in Sokebolou where he attended Fikesei Primary School, Sokebolou (1965 to 1970), and proceeded to Ogidigben Grammar School from 1976 to 1979 where he obtained his West African School Certificate (WASC). He later went on to become an auxiliary teacher at Fikesei Primary School, Sokebolou.

“Late Hon. Wilson Gege Agediga was a dedicated Christian and was passionate about the kingdom business. He attended the Cherubim and Seraphim church, Beautiful Gate Zion, Sokebolou at a tender age and was a member of the choir and later went on to Seraphic School of Theology for a six-month course at Ugbonla, National Headquarters Ondo State (1991/1992 session) were he was ordained PASTOR by His Holiness, RT. Rev. Dr. Elisa Lene, King of Zion the 1st of Blessed memory. He worshiped with the National Apostolic Church as an active member when he relocated to Warri. Late Hon. Wilson Gege Agediga remained a devoted Christian until his death”, it reads.

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