Gov Dickson visits his deputy, condoles with family over Mother-In-law’s passage ...says she lived a fulfilled, exemplary life and be celebrated

Create: 02/07/2017 - 12:32

Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson has described Late Madam Bokolo Teidyon, the Mother-In-law to the State Deputy Governor, Retired Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah, as a woman of virtues and deep rooted principles that will continue to impact positively on society.

Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson has described Late Madam Bokolo Teidyon, the Mother-In-law to the State Deputy Governor, Retired Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah, as a woman of virtues and deep rooted principles that will continue to impact positively on society.

Governor Dickson stated this when visited his deputy at his residence in Government Houe, Yenagoa to condole with him and members of his family over the death of his Mother-In-law, who passed on at the age of 93.
According to him, the Late Madam Teidiyon aged gracefully unto death at a ripe old age, adding that, even though, she will be missed by her children and loved ones, her death calls for celebration, because she lived a fulfilled and exemplary life.
In his words, " We are here to say sorry. Accept our condolences at her passing and to say that the Lord in his love and mercy console you all; the family, community and all who knew her.

" I want to assure you we shall stand with you shoulder to shoulder as the government and state is with you as you mourn, we would mourn with you".
While, assuring his deputy and his family of the support and encouragement of the Government and people of the State, Hon. Dickson prayed God to grant her soul eternal rest and equally give the family the grace and fortitude to bear the painful and irreparable loss.

In his remarks, the deputy governor, Retired Rear Admiral Gboribiogha Jonah, thanked Governor Dickson for always identifying with him and his family, adding that, the passage of his mother in-law is a great loss to the family and the Christian community in Nembe.
He described her as a devout Christian and a strict disciplinarian, who brought up her children in the fear of the Lord.
Responding on behalf of her first son, Leslie Naingba, Chief Douye Naingba, noted that, the late nonagenarian was a philanthropist, a successful business woman, a loving mother and kind hearted woman, that will be missed by all who knew her.