The remains of the late Mama Deaconess Comfort Melaye,the mother of the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye have been committed to mother earth at her country home ,Ayetoro Gbege in Ijumu local government area of Kogi State.
Mama Comfort died at age of 70 years at her residence after brief illness on May 2nd 2019.
Shortly after the interment, Mama was described a disciplinarian ,tough and resilient ,with godly upbringing and consistent prayers.
In homely, the officiating pastor, Dr. E S Awodipe urged the Christians to move closer to God always , saying that is very souls shall taste death and account for every deeds here on earth.
He stated that Mama Comfort Oni Melaye had gone to rest in the Lord , praying that may God grant the Children and great grand Children the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss to the family .
Senotor Dino Melaye described the late mother as a mother in millions, noting that she contributed in no small measure to the education of all her children right from elementary school.
“Mama worked tirelessly to raise the children ,she never had any maid or house help you can only imagine raising 5 boys and 1 girl aside others who stay in intermittently. She was very strong, agile and able.
Mama would be remembered for her happy and generous life ,open hand and above all her unwavering love for God ,” Maleye stressed
She is survives by her lovely husband 6 children and 13 great grand children among whom is the senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District at National Assembly ,Senator Dino Melaye .
Among the dignitaries that attended the Funeral service and Thanksgiving at The Apostolic Church, Oke Ayo IluAfon ,Ayetoro are the immediate past Senate President, Dr. Bukula Saraki , the former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Dimeji Bankole, Captain Idris Wada, the former governor and governprship aspAhmaduin Kogi State, Senator Tunde Ogbeha ,Alhaji Musa Ahmadu ,former House of Representatives Secretary to State Government.
Others are the Chairman of PDP, Chief Uche Secondus , the Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,Kola Ologbodiyan , representatives of Imo state governor , Party faithfuls and well wishers