The people's leader. Gogorogo
Senator Chief (Barrister) Pius Akporokena Ewherido
  • 50 years old
  • Date of birth: May 4, 1963
  • Place of birth:
    Ughelli, Delta State, Nigeria
  • Date of passing: Jun 30, 2013
  • Place of passing:
    Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria
Let the memory of Senator Chief (Barrister) Pius Akporokena Ewherido remain with us forever

This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Senator Chief (Barrister) Pius Akporokena Ewherido, 50, born on May 4, 1963 and passed away on June 30, 2013. We will remember you forever.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Cyril Edor on 30th June 2014

"One year after he is still very fresh. One year after his name reverberates. Your name and deeds have been eternally etched on the sands of time. I can visualise your walking majestically in heaven. The best we can do is to keep your ideals alive."

This tribute was added by Patience Akpofure on 13th February 2014

"Gone Too Soon. May His Soul Rest in Peace."

This tribute was added by Rose Eghwofobe on 4th August 2013

"Pius, you shined too bright to last. You were as humble as they come. You left a good name for your children, family and friends. You will never be forgotten. Rest In Perfect Peace."

This tribute was added by A M on 18th July 2013

"Thank you for all the good you did and the many lives that you touched. You have fought the good fight and kept the faith. Rest in peace of Christ. You will forever be remembered."

This tribute was added by Frederick Frederick on 7th July 2013

"Bros
You are a man with many names to different people to some you are Daddy, Honey, Barister, Pius, Chief, Akpor, Leader, Seasoned Legislator and to us the Urhobos, u were a Patriarch...R.I.P"

This tribute was added by Frederick Frederick on 7th July 2013

"Bros
You are a man with many names to different people to some you are Daddy, Honey, Barister, Pius, Chief, Akpor, Leader, Seasoned Legislator & to us the Urhobos, u were a Patriarch....... Bros Rest In Peace"

This tribute was added by Ambrose Oyovwe on 7th July 2013

"Your death has turned out to be one of the greatest ironies of our time .In your life time political adversaries ganged up against you. They maligned and condemned you .Yet,these same people now turned around to identify with your ideals and eulogizing you to high heavens .They have now testified to your charisma and the justness of your cause .Sleep well and a fleet of angels sing you to eternal"

This tribute was added by Shadie Okpako on 6th July 2013

"Although I have not met Senator Pius Ewherido in person, all that I have heard and read about him since 2007 during the Delta State Governorship campaigns till now are statements of inspiration, emulations and encouragement. It is sad that at this critical time in Urhobo nationhood, we have lost a man like Senator Ewherido. I pray for God's support & strength to his wife and family. Amen."

This tribute was added by Young Eruenah on 6th July 2013

"We lost a gem of our generation.  Pius your good deeds will continue in the urhobo nation.  When you live in the heart of your loved ones, you live forever.  Adieu fellow patriot.   May gentle soul rest in perfect peace.  Olorogun Young Eruenah."

This tribute was added by Eddy Aghanenu on 6th July 2013

"Your death was a shock to me as it was to all democrats in Nigeria. Your humility and service to mankind was equal to none. It was the first time that Delta Central felt they had a true representative in the Senate. You were committed to improving the lives of your people and bringing in needed development to your constituency, You will be truly missed. May God grant you eternal rest."

This tribute was added by T E on 6th July 2013

"I can't have had a better brother. You live on in my heart. Thank you for being a trail blazer for us and for so many in very many different ways. love you and will always love you. I am very proud of you. Rest in the Lord. Fr. T"

This tribute was added by Osas Ogah on 5th July 2013

"As difficult as it may seem....i truly now believe that u have left us all...Oh how we all wished u stayed back
..Too many memories,too many a tears.Pius we miss u,we miss u so much that it hurts!Lord heal our hearts as this pains wont just leave.Life oh life...Sleep on till we meet to part no more."

This tribute was added by Thaddeus Igbogidi on 5th July 2013

"Gogorogo as you are fondly called,you mean many things to different people,to some you were a politician,to others you were a catholic and to others you are humble.To me,you are one of the most shrewd political thinker from this part of the world.May eternal rest grant unto you and let perpertual light shine on you,Adieu,Good bye to an epitome of humilty.I will miss your kind of person."

This tribute was added by Abel Dafiaghor on 5th July 2013

"No wonder you accomplished so much in such a short time. You lived a life that many of us can only fantasize. The almighty knew that he will be taking you away so soon. You came like a lightening and lit up our lives. Just as you you came you left like lightening. Oh how we miss you... oh how we miss you; But God loves us most. Rest in peace dear brother."

This tribute was added by Abel Dafiaghor on 5th July 2013

"No wonder you accomplished so much in such a short time. You lived a life that many of us can only fantasize. The Almighty knew that he will be taking you away so soon. You came like a lightening and lit up of our lives. Just as you you came you left like lightening. Oh how we miss you... oh how we miss you; But God loves us most. Rest in peace dear brother."

This tribute was added by David Ebiri on 4th July 2013

"Oh life,death has taken away our distinguished Senator, a visionary leader,a real democrat,a sincere helper of all,a legislative expert and a man with a good heart from us. It's dishearten when men with good heart pass on in the midst of evil and devilish men. Gogorogo,your memories shall forever remain green with us. R.I.P, leader."

This tribute was added by Engr S. Akpors Umukoro on 4th July 2013

"You are the voice of the voiceless and the champion of the marginalized and deprived Urhobo nation. He was the political Fulcrum in Delta central and Delta state at large. You are embodiment of legislative processes.
The Urhobo nation will miss you greatly. Your death has created a vacuum; who is that mortal that can fill it? No one!!!
I take solace in Rev.21:4-8 and 1Thes.5:10-11
By Engr A.S."

This tribute was added by Kenny Ighavbota on 4th July 2013

"Dearest Senator Pius Ewherido, I fondly remember you as Omega Productions in Warri 1992 doing your thing nicely. Your dogged determination has been second to none and an inspiration to the Urhobo youths. We are indeed saddened by your horrible death. Sapele and the Urhobo plus the voiceless in diapora weep and will do so for a long time. Rest in perfect peace Gogorogo in the Lord."

This tribute was added by Christopher Slater on 4th July 2013

"Innocent people lost their lives because the evil striked. Its the day that changed peoples lives for ever. That day heroes were born too and they fighted till the end. Its a scar that remind us on the tragedy that happened years ago, but it still lives on. Lets stand up together for the lost souls, may their souls never be forgotten.Rest in peace Sir."

This tribute was added by Christopher Slater on 4th July 2013

"Innocent people lost their lives because the evil striked. Its the day that changed peoples lives for ever. That day heroes were born too and they fighted till the end. Its a scar that remind us on the tragedy that happened years ago, but it still lives on. Lets stand up together for the lost souls, may their souls never be forgotten.Rest in peace Sir...."

This tribute was added by John Otobrise on 4th July 2013

"My father and leader, words can't express how i feel. You mean alot to all Deltans and Urhobos and Nigeria at large. I have learnt so many things from you and you have train me well. Your good dream and vision will surely be achieved through young youth like us you have groomed politically. We love u but God love u more. R.I.P my Boss"

This tribute was added by Ochuko Avwerono on 3rd July 2013

"people do say that the fall of  the dry leave remind the green ones that one day....... but  Gogorogo, you are  too green to......  why now?  anyway , the entire urhobos and  the country in general miss you . Rest in peace. Amen."

This tribute was added by Christopher Ughovwa on 3rd July 2013

"Pius my very dear friend, you have achieved in a short time what most people only dream of in two or more lifetimes. God took you so soon, like he does most great people. Even our Lord Jesus Christ left this earth early.
You have sown a great seed in Urhobo kingdom in particular and Nigeria in general. Adieu my friend and brother."

This tribute was added by Anthony Eforhare on 3rd July 2013

""Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated" - Lamartine
I was saddened when I heard of the news on the death of Senator Ewherido. My prayers and thoughts are with his family & friends. Never before in the history of sharing sorrow with the bereaved has so much grief been shown by so many people at the misfortune of a single person."

This tribute was added by paul akpofure on 3rd July 2013

"GOGOROGO you are an ICON to all Urhobo youth that are now in deep shock due to sudden depature from earth. Personally , I am deeply pained by this tragic loss  to our Urhobo Nation. As the yougest , Dynamic,Patriot and Faithfull Senator ,of our Ethnic Community , I salute you for the enormous positve contribution to us all. A great Ambassador of our time. REST IN PEACE."

This tribute was added by paul akpofure on 3rd July 2013

"Message from an Urhobo Nationalist==Paul Ighotemu Akpofure.
Rightly said by many, you have GONE too SOON and your enviable  contribution to our Urhobo Nation and Great Fedral Republic of Nigeria is a legacy that never shall be forgotten. APolitical Giant and True Patriort of our  Urhobo Heritage with with honest Conviction to restore  Urh"

This tribute was added by Gideon Etakefe on 3rd July 2013

"When men pass through this world its just a Journey you left your foot prints on the sands of this wicked world But God knows you did not pass away in Vain.May you Rest in Peace in the Bosom of our  Lord Jesus Christ, N may this kind of Affliction never rise again in our dear state.May our children never leave us early any more,Bless our young men henceforth with long life in Jesus name ;"

This tribute was added by Okeoghene Adhekegba on 3rd July 2013

"You were a fig tree. A food to all and a shelter for man and bird. I want to say something,but I'm speechless...my tears haven't stopped rolling since on sunday memories keep flooding back."But Why"?  Is all I can ask. You housed the homeless and fed the hungry anytime,helped d widows and orphans regardless of ethnicity. Why should dis tragedy befall us? You didn't live ur life but d life of all.D"

This tribute was added by Don Phills on 3rd July 2013

"An Iroko has gone, transmuted to the land of majority, I never meet U in person but U are a pillar to humility and forthrightness in fighting for justice on Urhobo Nation and 9ji shall never be 4gotten,  as U represent Delta as senator, we will never 4get U in our mind, when death comes we grieve over the memories we shared with our love ones. Pius Ewherido may your gentle soul R.I.P"

This tribute was added by Esiri Onobredefe Okagbare on 3rd July 2013

"Some people know you as Senator, but i know you as Omega video vibes,I  liked the strong passion of yours as a waffi bros and an Urhobo man.You actually fought a good fight but never finished your race,but we know all things are working together for the good of urhobo kingdom.The almighty God will keep Doye,your kids and Mama in perfect peace and comfort them all. Rest in peace GOGOROGO!!!"

This tribute was added by Theodore Arayki on 3rd July 2013

"Pius, we were here for you
All those times we stayed awake at night
You just don't know how much this will affect ALL of us.
I'm not about to go out and look for another leader
(Maybe you will forgive us)
Just like you always did
And although we've come to the end of the road
Still we can't let go its unnatural
You belong to us
We belong to you"

This tribute was added by Doro Oddiri on 3rd July 2013

"Senator I am lost for words to describe the feeling of loss- but God will surely raise a champion to continue from where u stopped. May God grant his heirs the fortitude with which to bear d irreparable loss- rest in perfect peace senator"

This tribute was added by Emmanuel Urhiofe on 2nd July 2013

"Like a rainbow and like a comet, you left us too soon. You left a void in our minds. Your passing on was like a bolt from the blues. You left your followers  and admirers dazed and confused. We are still coming to terms with your loss and this may take a while. May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace."

This tribute was added by Cyril Edor on 2nd July 2013

"What can the mortal do or say? An ICON has gone, transmuted to the ethereal leaving unparalleled achievements permanently engraved on the sands of time. Adieu my great FRIEND."

This tribute was added by Paul Cole-Orife on 2nd July 2013

"So it's true good pple don't last long.
Sleep on Gogorogo."

This tribute was added by PETER AKPOFURE on 2nd July 2013

"Gogorogo ! ! ! , you departed without notice. Ur baby face, ur kindness, ur gentleness, and ur luv 4 d common man will be missed. Father Almighty God, pls forgive your son Pius Ewherido for any sin he might have committed whilst he was on earth with us and look after his gentle Soul. God give his wife  and children  the strength to cope with his painful depature. Rest in Peace"

This tribute was added by Angus Omasoro on 2nd July 2013

"I can't believe you are gone, we last saw in London and  we spoke on phone when I came to Nigeria in May 2013.I never knew that is the last time we will see or speak.I have asked myself several questions why, how? no answer, I realized that only God Almighty can answer these questions. I hate to say May Your Soul Rest In Peace. I call on the Urhobos worldwide to pray for the family. Adieu."

This tribute was added by Rolly Johnny on 2nd July 2013

"Hmmmmmmmm......gogorogo so it is true u now have a tribute page......still can't believe this. I'm still in a great shock!!RIP Sen!!!"

This tribute was added by Alegeh Sonia on 2nd July 2013

"There are so many words to describe you...but most of all,you had a heart that was big enough to accommodate everyone...you were selfless,uncompromising,accessible.words fail me,I can't believe am writing a tribute to you......
Rest in Peace the people's SENATOR.........."

This tribute was added by Joy Ewebe on 2nd July 2013

"A great man from a distinguished family. God Almighty grant you eternal rest. Spirit of the Living God watch over your entire family. RIP"

This tribute was added by Aruviere Martin Egharhevwa on 2nd July 2013

"My leader, my brother and friend. Senator Akporokena Pius Ewherido I am lost of words. Words have failed me...Gbe tode, akpo-kedefa!"

This tribute was added by Felix Edjeren on 2nd July 2013

"May the good Lord receive your kind soul. I was always haunted by the feeling that those who had reservations about your simple human ambitions did not ever truly know you."

This tribute was added by Ofugara Smart on 2nd July 2013

"Oh! My Dear Pius.

My phone rang last Sunday afternoon which will be early evening back home with the news that my dear friend and brother; Senator Pius Akpo Ewherido had passed on. Again my phone rang from Nigeria and it was the same news. I quickly sent a message to Emudia who confirmed the cries I heard from Nigeria. My friend at DRTV later sent the same message to me. I decided to withdraw in"

This tribute was added by Ochuko Udu on 2nd July 2013

"My Dear Senator!
Your mild manner masked your heart of courage. You were the finest of gentlemen, an intelligent and articulate campaigner for the ordinary man, a clever but dogged political practitioner, but above all, a caring and compassionate man.
May your gentle and kind spirit rest in eternal peace - Amen!"

This tribute was added by ovie onogun on 2nd July 2013

"When death comes we weep with sorrow, when death comes we mourn the loss of our love ones. When death comes we grieve over the memories we shared with our loved ones. We struggle to go on, we pray for strength in hope of tomorrow will be a better... Rest in peace our able senator Chief- barrister pius akpor Ewherido. God kns best. Bye"

This tribute was added by ted Arayki on 2nd July 2013

"SENATOR CHIEF [ BARR ] PIUS AKPO EWHERIDO ;ALIAS GGOROGO
As truly implied you are and remain unforgoten to many  A SIAR.
tOO gOOD TO HAVE Gone and a loving father and husband whom will be missed Greatly by ALL.GOD HAS TAKEN HIS SON"

This tribute was added by ted Arayki on 2nd July 2013

"My Peoples Senator, you have left too soon and we are deeply in shock. My Senator, we have always believed in you and appreciated your positive contribution to mankind particularly your determination to restore our lost glory as Urhobos.May the lord be with you always. ADEIOU GOGOROGO. AKPOKOMA IMONI MEY. URHOBO WADOO"

This tribute was added by Gilbert Oshevire on 2nd July 2013

"Though I have not met you face to face before departing this sinful world, but have heard much about your  goodness, selfless service ,excellent performances,, leaving a worthwhile foundation for our children and generations yet unborn to build upon.  May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace in the bosom of our  Lord (Amen )"

This tribute was added by ted Arayki on 2nd July 2013

"Today I shall remember an URHOBO YOUNGEST DYNAMIC SENATOR CALLED SENATOR CHIEF PIUS AKPO EWHERIDO ,;ALIAS GOGOROGO--PEOPLES SENATOR
YESTERDAY ,I REMEMBERED HIM FOR THE GOOG HE HAS DONE
TILL MY ETERNITY I SHALL NEVER FORGET MY GREAT SENATOR"

This tribute was added by ted Arayki on 2nd July 2013

"My Dearest Brother , Senator Chief Pius Akpo Ewherido, I salute your enviable and memorable selfless perfect contribution to our Urhobo Nation. Our Lord Knows Best, but we will all miss you dearly particularly the young generation whom you have inspired by your legacy. My Urhobo People Pray for his SOUL Paul Ihotemu Akpofure"

This tribute was added by Sunny Lawrence on 2nd July 2013

"Your short time on earth was quite eventful and inspiring...You touched lives and gave hope to many that came your way...Though you are no more with us...but your works lingers...Goodnight distinguished Senator....Rest in peace Gogorogo."

This tribute was added by ted Arayki on 2nd July 2013

"My Peoples Senator, Today as in the past and till my enternity , your humility and forthrightness in fighting  for justice on behalf of Urhobo Nation shall never be forgotten.
Gogorogo you came,as a true son of Urhobo,worked tirelessly for the positive development of our urhobo youth and consistently exhibited your passion for restoration ofn"

This tribute was added by egharhevwa eguono on 2nd July 2013

"Rest in peace the peoples senator, the great Iroko of our time rest in peace, the great icon rest in peace, you came you saw and you conquer, sleep on great one, we take solace in the fact that your are resting in the hands of our lord.... My condolence to the family, my heart felt sympathy to the Entire Urhobo, If tears could bring you back I will cry an ocean... Reign in paradise(RIP)"

This tribute was added by Semiu Akanmu on 2nd July 2013

"May God comfort the Deltans  (most especially by friend Aruv) and Nigerians generally.
May God give the families and relatives the fortitude to bear this loss. Adieu"

This tribute was added by Otite Otite on 2nd July 2013

"I never really met you in person, but stories told; you were a fighter of the Urhobo course.

Rest in peace my brother in the strugglem"


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