Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West lost his mother, Deaconess Comfort Melaye, on Thursday.
Breaking the news on Twitter last night, Dino wrote: “With total submission to the will of the Almighty God, I on behalf of the Melaye’s announce the passing into Glory of our beloved mother. Deconess Comfort Melaye. We thank God for Godly life she lived. I love you my mother and Friend. We shall surely meet again. Sen. Dino M.
In another tweet, he added: “You are still alive because you live in me. I know you will never leave me my dependable mother, sister and best friend. You were more than just a mother. You gave your tomorrow for my today. Mummy the cloud is without form, but I take solace in the fact that we shall see again.”
Condolences have started to pour in for the senator.
In a retweet of Dino’s message, Senate President Bukola Saraki wrote: “My heartfelt prayers and sincere condolences go out to Senator Dino Melaye and his entire family over the passing of their beloved mother, Deaconess Comfort Melaye. I pray that the Almighty grants her eternal rest and gives the family the fortitude to bear this significant loss.”
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