Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers State on Friday said in his condolence message, while attended the funeral service of Mrs. Gladys Ukalina Ideozu in Ahoada, that losing a beloved wife is a difficult thing to experience.
The deceased was the wife of Senator Osinakachukwu Ideozu, who represented Rivers West senatorial district from 2015 to 2019.
Rivers Gov. Nyesom Wike said, he, his wife, the government and people of Rivers State are pained by the sudden death of Mrs. Gladys Ukalina Ideozu.
“It is with deep sadness that my wife and I heard of the death of your beloved wife Mrs. Gladys Ukalina Ideozu.
“Losing a beloved wife is a difficult thing to experience. No one can therefore imagine how painful and devastating it is for this loss. Our hearts and prayers go out to you and the rest of your family at this very difficult period of grief.”
He described the deceased as a kind, caring and passionate woman, who lived a very remarkable life. According to him, the late Mrs. Ideozu was a devoted and true Christian who radiated the love of God to everyone she met.
“She served God and humanity with extraordinary passion. Certainly, her death is a great loss not only for you but also a loss for all those whose lives she touched with her caring and impactful life of devotion to service and love for humanity.
Gov. Wike further remarked that her legacy of service and good deeds will continue to keep her memory in the hearts of her family and friends forever.
“Please, accept my heartfelt condolences on behalf of my wife, the Government and the people of Rivers State, and may God give you the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss as we pray for the peaceful repose of her soul in heaven.”
The governor was accompanied by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) standard bearer in Rivers State, Mr. Siminalaye Fubara; former Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Chibudum Nwuche, former Rivers State Commissioners of Health and Transport, Dr. Sampson Parker and George Tolofari.