Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has commiserated with the President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, over the passing of his mother, Mrs Eunice Adesina.
Okowa in a condolence message by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, described the late matriarch of the Adesina family as a quintessential mother who worked hard to raise a successful family.
He said that the late Mrs Adesina would be long remembered for her business acumen, entrepreneurial spirit and for being a good mother to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
“On behalf of my family, the government and people of Delta, I commiserate with the Adesina family, particularly my dear brother and friend, the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, on the passing of their beloved matriarch, Mrs Eunice Adesina.
“The death of a loved one no matter how old is painful but we are consoled with the fact that Mama lived a fulfilled life, which culminated in her children becoming global citizens.
“I urge you to take solace in the good works Mama was known for as we pray to God for the repose of her soul.
“May God grant her eternal rest and comfort all those who mourn her demise,” Okowa stated.