Remains Of Late Mrs. Adonye Dappa Laid To Rest

The remains of a virtuous woman, Late Mrs. Joy Adonye K. Dappa (Nee Pepple) was laid to rest at her home town, Kalasunju, Opobo town in Opobo/Nkoro Local Government Area of Rivers State over the weekend.

The burial ceremony attracted dignitaries from all walks of life including a three time member of Rivers State House of Assembly and Head of Bilogbolo War Canoe House of Amanongo Biri, Koniju Town, Okrika, Chief Hon. James George Fuayefika (Bilogbolo IV), former member of Ogu/Bolo Legislative Assembly, Hon. Isreal Lamidi Tende, Hon. Abiye Fubara of Opobo/Nkoro Legislative Assembly, the Chief Executive Officer of ACE CENTER Ltd, Nduka Ejoh, Elder Loveday George Fuayefika and a cream of Okrika Grammar School Old Boys Association (OGSOBA Class ’91) set among others.

In his commendation service held at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Opobo Town, Cate Lawrence Daminabo Ogolo admonished Christians to serve God deligently with all therir heart and obey His commandments.

Cate. Ogolo opined that no matter how sweet life is, there is time for everything from birth to death, and charged all to do good at all times to the glory of God.

The man of God who described Late Mrs. Joy Adonye K. Dappa as a devoted and committed Christian of Anglican Communion enjoined all to dedicate themselves to the teaching of Jesus Christ, adding that records are kept on daily basis on whatever people do on earth.

A daughter of Late Mrs. Dappa, Mrs. Susan Tamunokuro Fuayefika who read the only lesson from the book of 1st Corinthians 15 vs 20-26, noted that Christ is now risen from the dead and had become the first fruit of them that slept, adding that he must reign till He had put all enemies under his feet as death is the last enemy that must be destroyed.

Meanwhile, the former State Lawmaker and Head of Bilogbolo War Canoe House of Amanongo Biri, Koniju Town, Okrika, Chief James George Fuayefika has expressed gratitude to the people of kalasunju, Opobo and those of Ma Nemi George Fuayefika Family, Okrika for their understanding, co-operation and the massive turn-out to give their last respect to the departed mother, sister, friend and in-law, especially Okrika Grammar School Old Boys Association Class ’91 set for add colour to the activities of the day.

Chief Hon. Fuayefika who made the commendation at the reception venue at Kalasunju Ama, Opobo said their presence had really shown the love that they had for Late Mrs. Joy Adonye K. Dappa and prayed God to bless and protect all for more services to humanity.

In his remarks, an in-law to Late Mrs. Dappa, Mr. Tamunokuro Loveday Fuayefika thanked all for their moral and financial support accorded him and his family, and that he was elated for the honour.

Mr. Fuayefika, who is an old student of Okrika Grammar School Class ’91 set also expressed delight with the members of the group for their massive attendance and support, adding that he would in August host the group in their meeting as a way of appreciating them for giving his mother in-law a befitting burial, and also prayed God to replenish and protect them as they continue to be their brother’s keeper in unity.

Highlight of the day was presentation of cash gift to Mr. Tamunokuro Loveday Fuayefika by the Okrika Grammar School Old Boys Association Class ’91, Ogelenkpa display and entertainment by Fubi Band of Opobo.


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