- 82 years old
- Date of birth: Feb 11, 1931
- Date of passing: Apr 1, 2013
|Daddy, let your memory be with us forever|
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Sen (Dr) Elijah Emezie, 82, born on February 11, 1931 and passed away on April 1, 2013. He was laid to rest in his home compound after a funeral service at St. Paul's Church, Nkwerre on May 10 2013. There will be a service in his memory at the same venue on 20 April, 2014. We will remember him forever.
"Daddy remembering you today and always. I believe you are in a much better place, you would not have wanted to continue to stay in our world gone mad. You are still so near in our hearts. Continue to rest in peace."
"How time flies! 3years already. Continue to rest in the bossom of our Lord. You will forever be missed. Your Ada Etete."
"Continue to rest in perfect peace. Three years already and it still seems like yesterday. You are forever missed.
"Happy birthday darling Dad. You are missed more than ever. The best dadddy anyone could pray for. I was home by God's grace on your special day."
Happy birthday and continue to rest in peace. Being a dad has made me realise just how wonderful you were. So much beautiful memories!
We miss you everyday. Rest in peace Ana-ejere-aku m.
Nna gi Frank"
"My darling daddy, as always we remember you & thank God for the blessing you were in our lives & all the lives you touched. Today you would have celebrated your 85th birthday & I will hold on to the lovely memories we have of you. Continue to rest in the Lord. We love & miss you so much. Ada Etete"
"My dearest daddy,
Today would have been your 85th birthday. We continue to feel blessed for the time we had with you.
You were such an amazing man and a wonderful father.
I still miss you so much.
Anajeraku!! Continue to rest in the bosom of our lord"
"Dearest dad, it is hard to believe that 2 full years have flown by since you joined the saints departed. I still miss you dearly.
As we say in ibo "Ihe dika gi bia kwaram ozo"
May God continue to grant you the eternal rest you so richly deserve. Your Nwadinkpa"
What i remember most was your gentle voice and humorous statements. You were a statesman in the way you carried yourself and responded to people. I remember many years ago when I accompanief Obi and EK to Nkwerre it was such a great time talking to you and how kind you were in relating to my father (who had been a state assembly man) and my mom then VP of FGGCO. You exuded kindness, great cordiality and a certain dignity that was nicely showered with loving humility. You helped raise beautiful and thoughtful children, and your love and affection for them was visible. May God preserve your legacy in the generations you left behind. May what is most remembered about you bring Glory to The Name of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ Amen"
"2 years gone and still seems like yesterday. We miss so much, every day. Continue to rest in peace daddy. It is well."
"Two years today. Daddy we remember you today and always. We were all really priviledged to have shared the many wonderful years with you, and thank God today and everyday for the wonderful memories that so gladden our hearts and lessen the pain of loss.Continue to Rest in peace Dadd. Hio"
"Where have the years gone, 2years already! My loving dad, we continue to remember you and even though you have gone to be with your maker, you will forever be in our hearts. Continue to rest in peace. Ada Etete."
"Daddy two years today since you went to be with our Savior Jesus. We still miss you and it is still like it was just yesterday. Continue to rest in perfect peace till we meet to part no more.
"Daddy m, happy birthday. No day passes that you are not remembered. Your life was a treasure. We miss you everyday. Remain at peace. You will forever be in our heart. Nna gi Fara."
"Happy Birthday, Senator Dr. Elijah Emezie. You left an indelible mark on the sand of time. Sleep on for heroes like you will never die. May God continue to guide and protect your wife Aunty Edna, your children and the whole Emezie family in Jesus name Amen."
"My dearest daddy! You are forever in our hearts, more so today that would have been your 84th birthday.
I still miss you terribly!!. Continue to rest in the bosom of our Lord. Love always, Your Nwadinkpa"
"Still in our hearts, remembered always with so much love. Happy post humous birthday, Da. Continue to rest in peace. Hio"
"Happy birthday Daddy. Continue to rest in the bosom of our Lord and Savior. Yesterday when I was thinking that today you would have turned 84, tears came to my eyes. It is still hard to believe that you are gone. Our normal thing would have been to call and wish you a very happy birthday so I will call Mummy today to cheer her up. We will always love you and miss you so much. Nwada"
"Happy Birthday Daddy. You would have been 84 today and as always we are thankful to God for the wonderful years we shared with you. Today I will celebrate you but not with tears but joy in my heart as I hold on to all the good memories. Continue to rest in the bossom of our Lord. Agape, Ada Etete"
"Dr, even though I did not have the opportunity and privilege to meet you in person. I know that you lived a life full of selfless service to your community and Nation. For you it was all about the people, especially the helpless. May Almighty God continue to grant you Eternal Rest."
"Daddy, one year on and you are still missed and still loved dearly but no matter how much time passes, you will be loved and remembered every day. Death has only ended your life but not your memory or your legacy. Continue to rest in the bosom of your lord whom you served so diligently. We remain thankful for the great life that you lived and pray that God will continue to bless and keep you in His care until we meet again. Amen."
"in loving memory to a dear colleague Dr. E.E.Emezie . May your soul rest in perfect peace."
"JUST AS LIGHTENING
TREASURES OF TIME
LIKE IT NEVER PASSED."
"Dearest daddy, it is a year today that I got the dreaded phone call while at work that your long running battle with your illness was over. Ever since that day, I have missed you always, more so today as I am at work with the same staff members which has brought back the overwhelming sense of loss that I felt a year ago.
A friend of mine who recently lost her dad asked me how I managed to get over loosing you? I told her that I would never ever get over your loss for as Iong as I live because you were the greatest father anyone could have wished for.
My gentle daddy, continue to rest in the care of our Lord. Amen. Your Sariki"
"It was a year ago that Zubs placed his hands on my shoulder to gently inform me that you had passed away that Easter Monday morning. My legs gave way as I was in shock asking him if it was an April Fool's joke and running frantically to get my phone to call and confirm. Even though your health had been going down it was still unreal to me. It has been a year of ups and downs. Some days filled with laughter, some with tears. We thank God that has seen us through this year and will continue to see us through the coming years without you until we meet to part no more. Continue to rest in the bosom of our Lord and Savior. We miss you so much. Nwada"
"It seems like yesterday when I asked Nnaa to send me a picture as mummy had complained that your face did not look alright. Nnaa's reply was that, they had tried to wake you but you were not responding. I knew then the journey was coming to an end & not long after the call came through. I miss you everyday daddy & pray that you continue to rest in the bosom of our Lord. Ada Etete."
"1st of April 2013, Obianuju was waiting patiently to play April Fool on Grand daddy. But Grand daddy played her a bigger April Fool, he never woke up. Daddy's it's exactly one year today, we remember you everyday and continue to pray that your gentle, caring soul continues to rest in the bosom of your creator. Sleep on Daddy until we meet to part no more. Hio"
"Daddy m, a year has flown past but still seems like yesterday. We continue to miss you everyday. Remain in peace daddy. God keep your soul."
"Dr. Emezie : You are remembered always in my prayers. May your soul rest in peace. Good doctors never die , but only fades away."
"Happy birthday Senator Dr. Elijah Emezie. Heroes like you never die, you live forever, for you were a noble man and will be for ever missed. Your legacies speak for them selves."
"Dearest Daddy, you would have been 83 years today. We are ever so grateful to God for the 82 years he gave you.
At every opportunity I still tell people what a remarkable father and man you were and it still brings tears to my eyes.
I guess I will never stop weeping over your loss.
Continue to rest in the Lord. I miss you always."
"Daddy we would have calling today to wish you a very happy birthday but we know that you are in a better place. Continue to rest in the bosom of our Lord and Savior. We miss you very much."
"Happy birthday Daddy. Even though you have gone to rest, we'll always have fond memories of you.Today I'll celebrate you & keep thanking God for all the good work that you did. We love you & miss you dearly. Continue to rest in the Bossom of our Lord. Love always."
"Daddy, today you would have turned 83years. We would have all sent our cards, and towards the end, to those that would call to wish you a happy birthday, your reply would have been "Same to you". We continue to thank God for the wonderful years we had with you and for the legacies you left. Rest on Daddy, and happy birthday."
"May his soul rest in perfect peace. Chioma, Ebere and siblings, may the Lord be your Comforter and give you the strength and grace to hold on to the good times and memories."
"It's exactly 6months today since you joined the saints but it seems like yesterday when we got that dreaded news. I think of you everyday and will keep treasuring the wonderful memories that I have of you. You'll always be in my heart. Keep resting in the Lord. Much love, Ada Etete"
"A man of peace. Rest in the bosom of the Lord."
"What a man! In an era when most dads were "old school" in terms of discipline, Doc (aka Uncle Emezie to me), exhibited what I recently came to know as the love of Christ.
Sir, Uncle, may your soul rest in perfect peace. What an awesome example you set for your children and others who came in contact with you. You will be missed!"
"your a peace loving man from the little i know of you, rest in peace the first and only senator nkwerre has ever produce"
"Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord and let perpetual life shine on him "May his soul Rest in Perfect Peace, Amen.""
"Dem Elijah laa na udo. May your soul rest in peace"
"God used you to save many lives especially within Orlu zone at a time when there was a big market failure in the medical profession. You were indeed a hero in our clime. The mere mention of your name to sick brought healing assurance. You really made a name for your generation. Adieu most respected Knight of Saint Christoper. May the good Lord grant you eternal rest."
"May his soul Rest in Peace, Amen."
"To Live and die,
To die in fame,
When by ovation bowed,
Oh! what an exit."
"Sen. (Dr.) Elijah E. Emezie exceptionally personified the Prince of Peace whose loss affects all humanity."
"D last man of his kind: doctor lyk we all normaly kold u. U wr a man of peace and a fada of all especialy d needy ones. ur lyf while on earth taught me d greatest lesson 2 be kind and always ready 2 save life. Cnt forget ur usual mornin jogg. U wr a true definition of an ideal man.we wil mis u MPA! Adiue anaejere! (Chinomso isiguzo)"
"Dem Elijah you are not dead for those we love don't truly died but live in our memory. We will forever remember your kindness towards us during the war and later to my husband and I .May God grant your soul eternal rest .we will forever miss you."
"TRIBUTE TO MY MASTER DR. E.E EMEZIE.
i met Dr. Emezie for the very first time in 1980 on a friday evening when i caled on him in his Hospital at St. Luke's Hospital Orlu.
i was posted to Nkwerre-Isu L.G.A in Imo State for NYSC service. he offered me locum, for he was senate find the following Monday. he did so after a racy interview to ascertain if actually i studied at the university of Ibada"
"Uncle all my life I have lived to have your name ever green in my memory.from child hold sickness at saint lukes hospital to okorokwara where we made our second home.my family can never forget the love you showed us with aunty all through our struggling years.The bond that existed with my cousins which was made evident with your love.We are pained by this exit.RIP we miss you dearly."
"U'r indeed a GEM & an ICON. I took time reading all tribute sent here. U left a good legacy behind. I never got to meet you but was fed with good stories of u by my MD Dr Chijioke Onyeukwu. We the entire staffs and management of CHIHEZ AUTO bid u farewell. Adiu Dr Emezie!"
"I met you many times during one occassion or another concerning your children and each time I was taken by your humility, kindness and cheerfulness. You never seemed stressed about anything. You always asked after everyone's well-being. I know my friends will miss their father and the rest of us you touched will miss you too but I pray God to comfort us All and grant you eternal rest, Amen"
"His legacies, Oh light, by this solemn exit kindled, guide us guard.
Goodwill virtues,legendary and rare,
Borne by angels disguised.
Lived he not like one?
REST MOST DESERVED."
"It is quite amazing how (Dr) Elijah Emezie can inspire and spark an emotion when his name is mentioned. His legacy stands as tall and as high ashe did. He made a real difference, a massive difference to humanity and our country and that in itself is true patriotism .He was a revered leader admired by all who knew him and those who did not.
May his soul always rest in peace!"
"Since the passing of Dem Elijah, my beloved maternal uncle, I have struggled to find words to express my feelings. I never really knew my mother, for she died when I was very young. Dem Elijah loved, cared for, and supported me and my three siblings in every way, from our childhood until he became very ill: Dede did for us what fate denied our mother. Dede, rest in peace in the bosom of our Lord."
"Dear Uncle Dr. Elij,
it has been many years since I last saw you at Oge's wedding. However I have thought of and remembered you very often as my now worn bible from 1982 was originally yours from your days as a Senator.Your great warmth, compassion, gentle manner, love for your family and their friends, will be forever remembered."
"Dede Anaejere, you will forever be missed. I salute you as I write this tribute! What a life you lived! What a legacy you left behind! Last I saw you, the words you echoed "The time is complete" was chilling. looking back you are at peace today with God. You remained humble, simple and an approachable man throughout despite all your successes in life."
"Sadly we have lost a great uncle, an irreparable loss for the whole family. We will miss you dearly, rest in perfect peace."
"Dede. Anybody who ever know U must have a story of how NICE any human can be. Ur humility overwhelmed the many feathers that adorned ur BIG CAP. U were the only Senator ever produced by Nkwerre Town. U were such a high profile personality yet the best friend of the down trodden. Showman as called by ur immediate next generation, we shall 4ever miss U. Sir Chika Onyeukwu (OMENANWAYO)"
"Dede, I lack words to express my feelings over your demise. When my mother, Jemaimah Odum died at the age of 28years, you did everything possible to see that we survived. Your love and kindness towards us are immeasurable. I can never forget your contribution towards our childhood upbringing and education both at home and overseas.RIP"
"" Though we mourn your exit, your trail consoles us that your flame will forever be with us .I had the privilege to see you on your last visit to UK Adieu & Adieu Sir""
"A great missionary Doctor, a distinguished Senator, and a great humanitarian has gone. He stood on his principle through out his career as a Nigerian senator. He left a legacy worthy of emulation. Good bye doctor. Your family and friends will greatly miss you. May your gentle soul rest in Perfect peace. Ebenny Uju and family"
"i osita Anayo will never forget ur goodness to us then when we are small,when you run from your house to st Paul junction every morning who ever run with you will be given money and bread,may ur good soul rest in peace Amen."
"great doctor may ur soul rest peace,a man who loves youths,you give us bread and money in the morning when ever we run or exerciser with u from your house to st Paul junction every morning.may ur goodness live ever.i osita Anayo miss u."
"Daddy,you will forever be in my heart. you lived a worthy life and I am so proud to be your son. Every day I hear more tales of your good work. You were generous and kind. I thank you for letting me see you for the last time. You served God truthfully and faithfully. Christ, on His throne, will bear witness for you on judgement day. Rest in peace daddy. It is well. Nna gi Frank."
"The news of the death of my Uncle Sir, Chief, Dr. Senator E. Emezie came to us by surprise. Dr, you will forever be remembered for bringing sunshine, light, warmth, joy, peace, love and great accomplishments to so many people. Aunty Edna, Chioma, Ebere, Obi, Oge, Nnadozie, and all the Ebubeogu family and friends, let us take solace in Dr, 's heart of gold which is resting in peace."
"A great IROKO has fallen, your shoe is too large for any one to fit into. Dr. Senator E. Emezie, you were such a nice man, you welcomed me with an open hand and is always willing to advice and share your wisdom. I sympathize with Aunty Edna and all your children as well as the whole Emezie family on this vacuum. May God grant your humble soul eternal rest Amen."
"You were such a generous, selfless and accommodating man. You made going to our "umerenne" something to look forward to. We always received with great joy those gifts at Xmas and New year from you and aunty Edna. How can I forget also the gifts and money each time you came for visiting day at F. G. C. Okigwe. You will be sorely missed! Rest in peace dear uncle!!!"
"I never met you but ‘knew’ you through your daughter Oge (my classmate at FGGCO). Her annual visits to you from the UK particularly as your health deteriorated always made me ponder upon what an amazing man you must have been as a father. The tributes here are testament to the great legacy you have left behind. You are now free from illness and I celebrate your life with all who knew you!"
"Dede, you are a rare breed. You made a difference in this world. Worthy Dengrammite 'Lux Fiat' may the Lord who created you grant you eternal rest. Wee-Wee"
"The angels are rejoicing for the saint is called home."
"Dr. Emezie Laa nudo. I grew up so proud of my maternal home Okorokwara. You and other departed family members showed your sister Da keke that you loved her. I still remember my mother going to your hospital for treatment but coming home richer than she was going. I remembered how you shielded my brother in Biafran Army. I also know the role you play in my coming to America. Bye bye & RIP."
"Dede, as i normally call you. Anaejereaku Aku na-elo, Dede's comment to be learnt. You touched the feelings of many people, Orlu community where you have a hospital are mourning you. Everyone i come across has a good comment about your generousity. May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace. Amen"
"Candle lit by Emmanuel Ndukwe (Ononenyi 1 of Nkwerre)
Sir, Chief, Senator, Dr E E Emezie, so many titles yet so humble with unshakeable faith in God. Your door was always open to the less privileged both at home and at your hospital. You treated those who could not afford treatment free of charge and all prayed for you and you lived a good life with a wonderful wife and children. I cannot forget"
"An iroko tree has fallen: Showman, I would not have gone to UK if not for you, I always remember your comment the day I told you I was applying for my international passport in 1988, plus all your support when I got there a year later. Your kindness and generosity knows no bounds. You treated everybody with respect no matter their social or family backgrounds. RIP, Power bids you Farewell"
"Sir,Dr,Senator Elijah Emezie's death has left a great vacuum to the entire world.I once remembered him advising me as a medical student in those days.You treated my dad like ur own brother even at the point of his death in ur hospital.RIP our mentor and may God give ur family the fortitude to bear the loss.Time did not permit me to pay back.You will forever be missed.RIP THE DISTINGUISHED"
"Sir, we didn't get the chance to meet but I feel that I know you a little bit from the accounts I heard.
Your generous personality, resourcefulness at work and love towards your family have shone through even in the simplest details. Farewell, God grant you eternal rest!"
"Doctor was your name for many years and to many people young and old. You were kind,stern and direct in the humblest ways to all who experienced you.The most helpful and caring soul we have known.We feel truly privileged to have had someone so remarkably selfless, you were truly inspiring and will be surely missed - Rest in Peace"
"The Emezie family celebrate the life and times of a great Hero
Sir,Sen( Dr) E.E Emezie
You led an inspirational life which touched positively on many within our community and beyond. You left an indelible/enduring legacy.Adieu! RIP our great man Elijah.
Ike Emezie & family"
"From the first time I met you, long before I got married to your daughter, you always had that special touch that made people comfortable around you. You never raised your voice but all knew your principles were firmly engraved. Your children are very proud of everything you stood for and are determined to live up to those ideals. It is a great legacy. You have lived a great life. RIP."
"Uncle; May your soul rest in peace. I will miss everything about you and will celebrate your life knowing that you lived a purposeful one. Your legacy will live forever in my heart and I thank God for a life well spent. Adieu my great Senator!"
"Uncle, you were a great pillar for the Emezie and Ebubeogu family. You served your community faithfully as a distinguished Doctor/Senator. Your contribution to Nkwerre/Orlu will be forever remembered. You were a great inspiration to me and many others. We give glory to God for the wonderful life you lived. You have gone home to be with Him. Your soul rests in Peace. Okey Emezie & family."
"Elijah Emezie was a beloved family member and doctor. Without him I wouldn't exist! I advise everyone not to spend time grieving his death, but celebrate the happy life he led!
Love his granddaughter,
"So the Doctor Emezie is gone! We pray the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, God's love, and the Holy Spirit's fellowship on the Emezie family and Nkwerre for this great loss. His indelible legacy lives on as he touched many lives in medicine and politics. Rest in peace, Doc!"
"I still remember your conversation with my dad, late Arc. SWAN Onuoha in "82 at your residence in Okorokwara, where your showed a remarkable level of sincererity and zeal to engage in projects that will develope Nkwerre. Nkwerre lost yet another rare gem. May your soul rest in peace.- Emeka Onuoha for Arc. SWAN's Family."
"You were a good role model for the people of NKWERRE DR EMEZIE! . You inspired many people that came across you with your words and deeds. You saved many lives in your hospital. You will be missed. May your soul rest in peace.
Ihuoma Nworoni Nnajiuba."
"When i heard of your demise, i felt so bad because the last time we came visiting with our Dad we couldn't see you because you were asleep but i know you have gone to a better place. You will always be remembered like the way i remember My Sister Mercy and her husband who will always make us (The Chinakas') come to Okorokwara in those days to entertain us. RIP Dede m. RIP Doc."
"A great man has fallen,Uncle u have impacted our family in so many ways , ur love , kindness, advise and generosity will also be remembered . Rest in the bossom of the Lord
peter Emezie and family"
"You were one of the most amazing and inspirational man that ever came out of our beloved Nkwerre. You had a diamond heart that touched everyone. Indeed we have lost a great man! Adieu Doc!"
"Met you occasionally but know for sure i met a perfect gentleman. I pray God grants you peaceful rest and for all the loved ones you left behind I pray God will strengthen and comfort them all."
"you are not gone , Dr. emezie . you live within our hearts. How you presided over those Nigeria Medical Association meetings , the hospital rounds made every mornings with the staff, the surgeries, oh, how busy is our operating theater, the out patient department . You are so compassionate , You write off patients debts, but somewhere along the line, Rest in peace."
"Uncle I remember your teaching me the number of days in each month of the year, you made it into a song, and it got stock in my head,you will be missed, especially your distinctive laughter, i could still remember you talking with your brothers late into the night, i could hear your laughter from a mile away, that was my childhood, and i miss it more than ever today. Adieu Uncle, RIP."
"Our Ogo - Ukwu! When I came to visit you and Aunty Edna in 2006, you weren't feeling strong enough to climb down but you did. You loved your in-laws, and your in-laws appreciated you. Your generosity knew no bounds. You were our "make it happen" man. Thank you Dr Emezie for everything. May your soul rest in peace.
"You are truly an inspiration for everyone, you accomplished so much in your life. I remember your tomato juice in the morning, and being able to see your smiling face on vacations. Every moment was so special, and I feel honoured to be your granddaughter. We all love and miss you, but you will always be remembered as a warm, loving member of our family. Rest in peace Grandpa. -Iku"
"Some people in the course of their lives do leave indelible marks in the hearts of the people they come across. Humility, simplicity and generousity were qualities that defined you in the midst of great achievement. It was an honour to be known to such a distinguished and caring man. While we mourn, we are grateful to God for the life you had. RIP Uncle Elijah. You will be missed."
"I was too young to have had a direct relationship with you but your death has hit me very hard. I remember the last time you came to visit like it was just yesterday and little did I know the day you left would be the last I saw you in the flesh ever again. We thank you for the inspiration and legacy you have left for all of us. Rest in Peace, Granpa. Love you. Obi Nnamani - Grand-child"
"In a thousand lifetimes, I could never be blessed with a better dad. You were not always available due to the pressures of your work, but whatever time you spent was quality time. I remember all the folktales, dkiu,dikiu sara; umuazi ibe nwada o, orimado etc. You were an embodiment of love and I am so happy you were also shown so much love in the end. Adieu Daddy. Rest in peace. Hio"
"A bright light has gone out, a generous soul departed. A people are in mourning, a family in pain. Heaven loaned you to us for a while, to heaven you have returned. You gave a great account of your stewardship on earth, now the angels receive you with the loudest Halleluyah heaven has heard in a while. Heaven, I'm sure you have made, for if you don't, who will? Sleep tight dearest Uncle."
"May Dr. Emezie's soul RIPP.I fondly remember him alongside my dad as they campaigned for the elections,won and served the people selflessly in those good old days in the late seventies and 1983.He was gentle,loving and very humble.Their true love for the people made them beat down the moneybags in those days. Chioma,Ebere,Oge,Uloma etc,pls take heart.Helga Mbakwe Nosiri."
"Daddy, it is so hard to write this. You were the best. Caring, compassionate, humble, humorous. You taught me the importance of family and friends. I have such vivid memory of visits round Nkwerre every new year. Your hospital was your mission field. You never failed to use every consultation to preach and encourage your patients. You will be greatly missed. Nwada as fondly called by you."
"My Grandpa died but i still love him with all my heart. All his grandkids miss him but some did not get to meet him, that was a shame. All his children miss him with all their hearts. You were my ideal hero and you still are. Everyday i cry and pray about you. May you rest in peace. Love always from Nneoma Nnamani your Grand-Child xoxoxoxo"
"My Grandpa died but even though he died I still love him. He was nice to us and when I talk about you I love you with all my heart and i always will. From Chiaka Emezie your Grand-Child"
"My dearest daddy, my mentor, Ike mji aba, Anaejereaku, Showman, Eberechukwu 1 of Orlu, my gentle daddy, you have left a legacy that your wife, children, and the entire Ebubeogu family would forever be proud of.
Daddy, your Nwadinkpa says adieu, your Sariki says farethewell and may the Living God who you most faithfully served, give you eternal rest."
"My Grandpa when I remember you smiling i think of the best grandpa i ever had. When think of you I really want to smile and i feel you speaking in my heart. I will always love you and you will always be in my heart. RIP. Love from Ola your Grand-Childxoxoxo"
"My daddy, my doc, my anaejereaku, my senator, my knight in shining armour, my heart is heavy. But I thank God for your life and the legacy you left behind. I have so many fond memories of you and shall treasure those memories. You touched so many lives and people are travelling from far and wide to come and pay their last respects. Ada Etete bids you farewell. God be with you daddy!"
"Unculu, you were a great man and an inspiration to me. You are the reason that I am a doctor today as you encouraged me to read medicine. You were patient when teaching me as I shadowed you at work in Orlu during my training. You were an Iroko and you will forever live in our hearts. Greet my mum and dad as they welcome u on that side we know not. Miss u Loads. RIP Unculum."
"Daddy, you were a true inspiration. I met you as a daughter in law and got to know another father. Selfless, full of warmth, compassion, integrity, genuine faith in God and above all contentment in life. Your smile was never far away and always welcoming.You loved genuinely and I loved you back. Your life will forever inspire me.Rest in peace man of God at the bossom of our LORD."
"It is not the years a man lives but the quality of those years that matters; you left a legacy and that speaks beyond words.
Thank you for the beautiful family you have and the wonderful relationship we share; we appreciate you. May God keep you in His rest forever."
"It was a pleasure, privilege and honor to have met and known you. You left an incredible mark on a teenage girl studying far from home. Your kindness will always be a major point of my high school years. You welcomed and treated me like family.
God’s speed and rest in peace sir.
Much agape love, Doyin Alugbin."
"You were by all standards the greatest man I met in my adult life. Generous, gracious, accommodating of all, full of integrity and above all, very humble. You accepted me and loved me as your own. I feel very blessed to be your daughter in law. May God grant you eternal rest daddy. You will forever be missed"
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