Gov Dickson Mourns H.I.D Awolowo, Wife of the Late Sage and Father of Progressive Politics in Nigeria

Create: 09/19/2015 - 20:26

Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has received with shock, the news of the death of Chief (Mrs.) Hannah Dideolu Awolowo, wife of the Late Sage and father of progressive politics in Nigeria, Chief Obafemi Awolowo.

GOV DICKSON MOURNS H.I.D. AWOLOWO, WIFE OF THE LATE SAGE AND FATHER OF PROGRESSIVE POLITICS IN NIGERIA

 

...She will continue to be remembered for her worthy legacies

Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has received with shock, the news of the death of Chief (Mrs.) Hannah Dideolu Awolowo, wife of the Late Sage and father of progressive politics in Nigeria, Chief Obafemi Awolowo.

In his condolence message to the bereaved family the Government and people of Ogun State, the Bayelsa State Governor, described Mama’s death as unfortunate, noting that, she passed on at a time, she was just getting ready to celebrate her 100th birthday.

“On behalf of the Government and good people of Bayelsa State,I sincerely commiserate with the immediate and extended families on the death of Mama, who was the matriarch of the great Awolowo family. It is unfortunate that Mama died at a time when she was just getting ready to celebrate her hundredth birthday”.

He stated that,while HID, as she is popularly referred to passes on, the the Awolowo family should take solace in the fact that, she left a worthy legacy behind, as she will continue to be remembered  and celebrated as a woman of uncommon strength and virtue, who stood by her late husband and was able to sustain Pa Awolowo’s incredible political legacies and values, many years after his passage.

Governor Dickson prayed God to grant the family the fortitude to bear her irreparable loss as well as the peaceful repose of her soul.