Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has condoled the Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, Kogi State Chapter, Comrade Momojimoh Adeiza over the loss of his wife, Mrs Zainab Adeiza who died at 46 years of age.
The Governor stated this in a press statement made available to newsmen in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, by his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Muhammed.
Bello expressed sadness over the death and prayed God to grant the soul of the deceased eternal rest and give the family fortitude to bear the loss.
Governor Bello who said he was moved by the powerful message he received from the deceased’s husband, said it showed the level of closeness between late Mrs Zainab and her husband and urged him to put everything to prayer as it was only God that understood why he had to take her away at this point in time.
He said as humans, no one could question the actions of God Almighty, adding that death was a necessary end even though mortals sought longevity of life to fulfill some of their desires.
“Mrs Zainab was no doubt a caring mother and pillar of support to her husband while she was alive. The rain of testimonies about her humility and selflessness no doubt endeared her to many, including her husband’s associates and professional colleagues. That is the more reason I am beyond saddened that we lost her to illness so soon at age 46”, he said
While sympathising with the entire Adeiza family, the NUJ and friends of the deceased over the irreparable loss, Governor Bello said only the Almighty could explain fully to ordinary mortals why some things happened.
Mrs Adeiza passed on at a private hospital in Abuja on January 6.