CONDOLENCE VISIT: IPF sympathise with Amb. Shedrack Agediga over brother's demise

updated 13 Jun, 2024

The professional body of Ijaw publishers in the Niger Delta region under the aegis of Ijaw Publishers' Forum, IPF, has sympathised with the chairman of the Delta State Bursary and Scholarship Board, Amb. Shedrack Agediga, over the sudden death of his brother, Hon. Wilson Gege Agediga.

The IPF, led by its President Comrade Ozobo Austin, urged the Founder of the Shedrack Agediga Foundation, SAF, and a one-time Executive Director, Planning, Research and Statistics in the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, to take solace during its condolence visit on Thursday, June 13.

Recall that the late Hon. Wilson Gege Agediga passed away on Sunday, June 2, 2024, at First Rank Hospital off Giwa Amu Road, Warri, after a brief illness.

While delivering the condolence message, Comrade Ozobo said, "We are here to sympathise with you and the entire family over the sad loss of your dear brother, Hon. Wilson Gege Agediga.

"While we acknowledge that this is a trying time for you and the family, we however encourage you and other members of the family to be strong. We cannot question God even though we are pained but we believe God knows best," Comr. Ozobo said.

Amb. Agediga in his response thanked members of the Forum for their visit and assured them that their message is well received, noting that God gives and God takes.

Other members of the IPF present during the visit are Comrades Magbei Tare, Secretary; Kagbala Ezekiel, Public Relations Officer; Ugedi Mike, Financial Secretary; Abai Francis, Chief Researcher; Ekpegha Tamaraupreye and Demebide Anthony, members.

According to the burial notice as announced by the Agediga family, a Service of Songs ceremony will be held at his Okuisoko residence on June 25, while the burial service will hold on June 27, 2024, at Sokebolou community in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.

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