ForeverMissed
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, GLORIA BASSEY. We will remember her forever.
Posted by BUNMI WISDOM -ELEWOYORI on February 24, 2021
AN ODE TO GLORIA MANASOKO FOWOWE BASSEY
THE JEWEL OF LOKOJA

Lokoja busted into singing, dancing and jubilation at the announcement of your birth.
A princess born after five soldiers.
The people of Lokoja bore gifts, as though they were the three wise men visiting Jesus at the manger.
they never forgot to celebrate you once the 19th of August rolled by every year.
Every child your pair wanted to be close to the Headmaster’s daughter
you were akin to the Queen of England.
At the news of your peaceful exit, Lokoja stood still.

Glo-Glo
Glo -Glo, the favourite of her brother (The Galadima of Lokoja).
He is the 2nd of the pack and you were the last of them all.
Little wonder you were the apple of his eye.
The love and bond you shared was second to none.
He actually taught us how to treat you like the Princess you were.

Aunty Glo
You were everybody’s aunty Glo.
As a young lady you were everyone’s big sister.
Paid tuition for many, accommodated many, paid house rents for many.
Aunty Glo, you were many things to different people.

Entrepreneur
You had ‘The Midas Touch’.
You would say “Bunmi I can sell anything”.
You taught me the most I know as an Entrepreneur.
You guided me until you said yourself “I am proud of you”.
Your Business name GLOVAN (GLOria’s caraVAN a business you started in a caravan, lives on).
Till death you were driven by positioning Glovan and making it a global name.

The wife of James Bassey
Your love for Daddy was only second to your love for God.
Love so pure.
Love so divine.
Love so natural.
You honoured him, supported him, protected him, pampered him and propelled him.
You were the prophet God gave him.
You were his prayer support.
You were his counselor.
You were his third eye.
You were his stabilizer.

Abiyamo Tooto
The love you had for Alex and I was unparalleled.
Your unending prayers and prophecies are profound.
Your words of wisdom are deep.
No problem too deep brought to your table left without a solution.
You propelled me into the world of business (when I once had a white-collar job, you would say “Bunmi your place is in the business world, learn all you can but remember that you belong to the business world.”
You birthed me in ministry (you always sent me Pst. Sarah’s messages to listen to and will always say, “one day you will preach like Pst Sarah”).
You mentored me
You tasked me, challenged me, pulled me back like the catapult string then shot me out to the world.
Throughout this year you kept saying “Bunmi I’m proud of you” and kept wondering why but now I know and understand better.

Mother to all
Sometimes I felt ‘kinda’ jealous because you were everybody’s mummy.
Everyone seemed to have a pinch of you.
A pinch that multiplied and left an indelible mark in the life of many.
Sons and daughters coming from afar and calling you blessed.

Many things you were
Many things you were to many people.
A prayer warrior. 
A student of the word.
A counselor.
A burden bearer.
A philanthropist.
An excellent cook.
Unassuming.
Patient and kind hearted.
Always looking out for the progress of others.
Always looking out for ways be a blessing to others.
A woman of your words (even when it hurts you).
A woman driven with passion.
A woman with an extraordinary large heart for everyone.
you are the redefinition of purpose – making great impact in your little space.

what more can I say?
Rest on Beautiful woman with a beautiful soul.
Now you have victory over hypothyroidism
Now your legacy lives on.
Your prophecies over our lives will speak.
We love you and are consoled that we will meet on the resurrection morning.
Sleep on “The Jewel of Lokoja”.
Sleep on aunty Glo.
Sleep on Mummy, I love you.

Your daughter
Olubunmi Wisdom-Elewoyori

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Posted by BUNMI WISDOM -ELEWOYORI on February 24, 2021
AN ODE TO GLORIA MANASOKO FOWOWE BASSEY
THE JEWEL OF LOKOJA

Lokoja busted into singing, dancing and jubilation at the announcement of your birth.
A princess born after five soldiers.
The people of Lokoja bore gifts, as though they were the three wise men visiting Jesus at the manger.
they never forgot to celebrate you once the 19th of August rolled by every year.
Every child your pair wanted to be close to the Headmaster’s daughter
you were akin to the Queen of England.
At the news of your peaceful exit, Lokoja stood still.

Glo-Glo
Glo -Glo, the favourite of her brother (The Galadima of Lokoja).
He is the 2nd of the pack and you were the last of them all.
Little wonder you were the apple of his eye.
The love and bond you shared was second to none.
He actually taught us how to treat you like the Princess you were.

Aunty Glo
You were everybody’s aunty Glo.
As a young lady you were everyone’s big sister.
Paid tuition for many, accommodated many, paid house rents for many.
Aunty Glo, you were many things to different people.

Entrepreneur
You had ‘The Midas Touch’.
You would say “Bunmi I can sell anything”.
You taught me the most I know as an Entrepreneur.
You guided me until you said yourself “I am proud of you”.
Your Business name GLOVAN (GLOria’s caraVAN a business you started in a caravan, lives on).
Till death you were driven by positioning Glovan and making it a global name.

The wife of James Bassey
Your love for Daddy was only second to your love for God.
Love so pure.
Love so divine.
Love so natural.
You honoured him, supported him, protected him, pampered him and propelled him.
You were the prophet God gave him.
You were his prayer support.
You were his counselor.
You were his third eye.
You were his stabilizer.

Abiyamo Tooto
The love you had for Alex and I was unparalleled.
Your unending prayers and prophecies are profound.
Your words of wisdom are deep.
No problem too deep brought to your table left without a solution.
You propelled me into the world of business (when I once had a white-collar job, you would say “Bunmi your place is in the business world, learn all you can but remember that you belong to the business world.”
You birthed me in ministry (you always sent me Pst. Sarah’s messages to listen to and will always say, “one day you will preach like Pst Sarah”).
You mentored me
You tasked me, challenged me, pulled me back like the catapult string then shot me out to the world.
Throughout this year you kept saying “Bunmi I’m proud of you” and kept wondering why but now I know and understand better.

Mother to all
Sometimes I felt ‘kinda’ jealous because you were everybody’s mummy.
Everyone seemed to have a pinch of you.
A pinch that multiplied and left an indelible mark in the life of many.
Sons and daughters coming from afar and calling you blessed.

Many things you were
Many things you were to many people.
A prayer warrior. 
A student of the word.
A counselor.
A burden bearer.
A philanthropist.
An excellent cook.
Unassuming.
Patient and kind hearted.
Always looking out for the progress of others.
Always looking out for ways be a blessing to others.
A woman of your words (even when it hurts you).
A woman driven with passion.
A woman with an extraordinary large heart for everyone.
you are the redefinition of purpose – making great impact in your little space.

what more can I say?
Rest on Beautiful woman with a beautiful soul.
Now you have victory over hypothyroidism
Now your legacy lives on.
Your prophecies over our lives will speak.
We love you and are consoled that we will meet on the resurrection morning.
Sleep on “The Jewel of Lokoja”.
Sleep on aunty Glo.
Sleep on Mummy, I love you.

Your daughter
Olubunmi Wisdom-Elewoyori
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