Let the memory of COL. GODFREY be with us forever
  • 64 years old
  • Born on April 2, 1948 .
  • Passed away on June 13, 2012 .

This memorial website was created by  IJAW FOUNDATION. 

 In  the memory of our beloved son, COL. GODFREY OKORO (RTD), 64 years.

Born on April 2, 1948 and passed away on June 13, 2012.


We will remember him forever

Ijaw Foundation Inc Condoles the Families of Late Col. Godfrey A. Okoro:   Ijaw Foundation the apex body of all Ijaw Organizations in Diaspora received with shock the news of the untimely death of our amiable Ijaw Nationalist – Col.  Godfrey Okoro.   On behalf of the Board of Directors and Members,  we commiserate with his  immediate and extended family for the great loss. The entire Ijaw Nation grief over  the demise of Col. Okoro   We urge the family, friends and entire Ijaw nation to take heart as God alone has answers to anything that befalls us at any time.   No doubt the sudden passing to glory of Col Okoro is a great loss to Ijaw Nation at a time when his services and experiences is very well needed.  We take solace in the fact that he lived a good life which positively impacted on our people. He was a great man who committed his life for peace, unity, love and emancipation of the Ijaw race.    We pray God Almighty to  continue to comfort the  family he has left behind and entire Ijaw Nation.   May his gentle and kind soul forever know peace!   Signed:   Dr. Rueben Jaja -  Chairman,  Ijaw Foundation.  Dr. Ransom Douglas - Secretary, Ijaw Foundation  
Posted by Daerebo BROWN WEST on 14th June 2018
Your are always in our memory! RIP
Posted by Ben Okoro on 13th June 2018
Bros, We miss you and your style big time. Continue to Rest-in-Peace. Ben
Posted by Femowei Braye on 3rd June 2018
Continue to live on sir as your legacies endureth for ever . PIB .
Posted by Odede Jessica on 15th June 2017
Continue to rest in peace uncle and may God give your immediate family the fortitude to bear your absence. Forever missed,gone but not forgotten. Sleepon
Posted by Ben Okoro on 13th June 2017
Dear Bros, It is hard to imagine that you left us 5 years ago. How time flies! You are forever in our minds and we will continue to miss you. Rest on in Perfect Peace!
Posted by Oyintarela Okoro on 13th June 2017
Uncle, i miss you so much. Continue to rest in peace.
Posted by Paul Toun on 13th June 2017
You left a shining light behind. Your work speaks volumes for you. Keep resting in the Lords bosom. Forever missed.
Posted by Daerebo BROWN WEST on 13th June 2017
5 years already! We do miss you! Continue to rest in the Lord Jesus! Dein Na sime!
Posted by Ebiere Helen Fumudoh on 13th June 2017
Our brother, our Champion who connected ijaw nation on a virtual forum, making Ijaw families 'without borders', giving every Ijaw person brothers and sisters everywhere on planet earth, you will be in our memories forever.
Posted by Chief Victor Egukawhore on 13th June 2017
We will forever have you in our memories, continue to rest in the bosom of the Lord.
Posted by Daerebo Brownwest on 2nd April 2017
We will always miss you Continue to rest in the Lord Jesus
Posted by Ben Okoro on 2nd April 2017
Bros, Happy 69th Birthday Posthumously. You are greatly missed. Continue to rest in perfect peace.
Posted by Alioune Seck on 13th June 2016
rip in peace colonel okoro; you were a true african elite officer. from senegalese colonel (retired) alioune seck(class 1993 naval post graduate school ,monterey california , usa)
Posted by Daerebo Brownwest on 13th June 2016
Your memory remains ever fresh! RIP
Posted by Lauretta Okoro on 13th June 2016
I feel so sad whenever I remember that uncle Godfrey is no more with us, he was a storm calmer and an ardent lover of peace. You will forever remain in my heart uncle.
Posted by Ben Okoro on 12th June 2016
Time sure flies by as four years seems like yesterday. We remember you today as we try to keep your legacy going. Continue to rest in peace Big Brother!
Posted by Daerebo Brownwest on 2nd April 2016
Sweet memories always live forever! Your footprint remains forever! RIP, Col Okoro
Posted by Ben Okoro on 2nd April 2016
Dear Bros, Continue to rest in peace as we remember your birthday posthumously. You are missed forever!
Posted by Anthony H. Otokito on 2nd April 2016
Forever remembered and beloved. Continue to rest in perfect peace our indefatigable big brother.
Posted by Hosiah Emmanuel on 2nd April 2016
You are forever missed. A great man!
Posted by Daerebo Brownwest on 13th June 2015
Col. G. okoro, 3 years seem like yesterday; And the goodness of your handiwork continue to speaks louder and louder everyday. May you continue to rest in the Lord Jesus. May the Lord continue to strengthen all that you left behind.
Posted by May Banigo on 13th June 2015
A great visionary. Continue to rest in peace.
Posted by Ben Okoro on 13th June 2015
Bros, Great memories don't just fade away. We miss you; please continue to rest in peace!
Posted by Alaowei Dorgu on 13th June 2015
Col. Godfrey Okoro - 'Always Remembered, Never Forgotten'. Rest in Peace Brother.
Posted by Boston Edogi on 7th April 2015
Godfrey Okoro, you were such a good man and so exemplary in all your undertakings. You'll be missed forever. May your gentle soul continue to rest in perfect peace with the Lord. Amen.
Posted by Tony Otokito on 3rd April 2015
For ever present in our thoughts. Forever present in our discussions on your everlasting legacy, the INF. Continue to rest in perfect peace, our big bros.
Posted by Ebi Okoro on 3rd April 2015
Uncle, we miss you! Happy 67th Birthday and continue to rest in peace!
Posted by Ben Okoro on 2nd April 2015
Our Dear Bros, We salute you as you would have clocked 67 years today 2-April-2015! We may not have realized the full potential of the legacy you left behind, the Ijaw Nation Forum but surely it has continued to provide a rallying point towards the ultimate objective of a united Ijaw Race. “Col” you are surely missed. For me, memories of your infectious smile and laughter every time we are gisted will never go off my mind. Continue to rest in peace! Ben
Posted by Stacy Okoro on 2nd April 2015
This is the third year you have been gone and also the third year I haven't been able to call you or speak face-to-face to wish you a happy birthday. Even though some time has passed, it is still hard to imagine a future without you. I miss you so much and I miss you every day. I love you, Daddy. Happy 67th Birthday and do so as you rest in peace.
Posted by Esther Boro on 2nd April 2015
I celebrate the Day you were born, Talk na do. You were a blessing to the IjawNation, Niger Delta, Nigeria and the World. I bless God for lending you to us, doe short but Good!
Posted by Alioune Seck on 4th July 2014
col okoro,a good friend a big and kind african brother.i feel sad. okoro and 25 foreign officers were enrolled for a master degree in international management master course in monterey california in 1993. rip .colonel Alioune seck(retired) senegal west africa
Posted by Lawrence Daria on 20th June 2014
Col. Okoro........still can't believe, physically you have left. Your legacy lives on. RIP.
Posted by Daerebo Brownwest on 13th June 2014
Time may pass; Your footprint still remain fresh; Rest in the Lord.
Posted by Alaowei Dorgu on 13th June 2014
Your efforts and contributions are embedded in Izon nation and will remain so in our lifetime. Thank you and rest in peace always. 'Forever Blessed, Forever Missed'.
Posted by Tony Otokito on 3rd April 2014
Forever remembered. The legacy continues. Rest in perfect peace, our dear bros - Anthony Otokito (London uk)
Posted by Chris Okoro on 3rd April 2014
Happy birthday day father. A lot of time has passes between your passing it is almost two years but it seems like it was just yesterday and not a day goes by without me thinking of you. whenever I get into situations I always think what would you do and how would you handle it. There are so many questions that I want to ask you but will not be answered until we meet again. May your blessed soul rest in peace
Posted by Ebiere Fumudoh on 2nd April 2014
Eternal rest grant unto Col. O' Lord. Let perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace! Amen.
Posted by Opuama Akeni on 2nd April 2014
May his soul rest in peace.
Posted by Ruby Nyananyo on 2nd April 2014
Rest in peace Col.
Posted by Ebikedoumene Gbafade on 20th January 2014
You remain fresh in my memory. Nearly two yeas ago, yet seemed like yesterday. Every thought of you brings tears of joy into my heart. I love you dearly Daddy.
Posted by Alaowei Dorgu on 12th January 2014
You will forever remain in our hearts. Your selfless acts and contributions will always be remembered. May your spirit soar in freedom as your stamp remains embedded within the Ijaw Nation! Love, Blessings, Protection & Guidance to the family
Posted by BOSTON EDOGI on 18th November 2013
Col. Godfrey Okoro, you left us a legacy that is immeasurable. You truly left us too soon, but only God almighty has all the answers why he called you home to be with him in his everlasting kingdom where there is no pain and suffering. May your gentle soul continue to remain in perfect peace with the Lord. We miss you so dearly because you are a true icon of Ijaw nation. God Bless your family and, may the peace of the Lord that passeth all man's understanding be with them forever, Amen.
Posted by Evelyn Okoro on 16th June 2013
Col. we miss you and love you so much. You were truly a blessing in our lives and you will always be remembered. You will forever be in my heart, may you continue to rest in a graceful and perfect peace with the Lord.
Posted by Amadaere Okoro on 16th June 2013
Uncle Godfrey, Although our time together was cut short, I deeply cherish all the moments that we spent together. Time with you was a time of joy and laughter, you never failed to put a smile on my face! I love you and miss you, may you continue to rest in perfect peace with the Lord.
Posted by Bekeowei Okoro on 16th June 2013
Uncle Godfrey, you will never be forgotten, you will forever have my gratitude for the advice you gave me and the time we spent together. Thank You. Rest In Power.
Posted by Oyinemi Okoro on 16th June 2013
Uncle rest in peace and you will always be with us in our hearts
Posted by V. Efejuku on 15th June 2013
I give thanks for the life of Colonel Godfrey Okoro, and what he has meant to his family community and the world! May his soul rest in perfect peace!
Posted by Lauretta Okoro on 14th June 2013
Dearest uncle Godfrey, it's one year since you exited this uncertain world, we will continue to miss you, the vacuum you created cannot be occupied by any because you were a rear gem. I particularly misses you so greatly. Continue to rest in the bosom of God Almighty. You will forever remain in our hearts.
Posted by Ebi Okoro on 14th June 2013
Uncle we miss you! May you continue to rest in peace with the Lord
Posted by Jenkins Ebiware on 13th June 2013
RIP Col okoro you will forever be remembered in Izon Land.

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