By Sadiq Abubakar, Abuja.
The senate minority leader, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda has eulogized the virtues of his mother late (chief) Mrs. Jumai Tanimu Aduda, describing her as his inspiration and support while she was alive.
Aduda, who was joined by his family members and other relations, friends clerics and pastors as well as otter well wishers spoke at the his mother’s 11th years memorial service, which held at the family residence in Karu, Abuja on Friday.
He noted, “We are here to express our love to our beloved late mother, Jumai Tanimu Aduda. Our mother is special to our lives because as children, she was our compass. We looked up to him; she was the one exemplar after which we tried to model our lives.
He added ” She was very special. For me in particular, she served as a pillar. “And we will continue to remember her.” We will continue to thank God for her life because she represented our family values; she represented love, hard work, and the Christian heart, and for us, we will continue to miss her. ”Senator Aduda added. “
And as Christians, we believe she’s resting in the lord. We are very proud of her.
The senate minority leader, who said his late mother’s quest for knowledge, love for mankind and desire to be a professional took her around the world, thus making a positive impact to humanity.
He described his late mother as a rare breed, who bequeathed her boisterous energy business acumen to her children and guided many others in contributing to development of the family.
He added that his late mother was a rare breed in peace making and in building strong and united family.” Mama, you were a bore leader and you were the centre of peace and progress to the christian community, stressing that he will build on his mother’s legacy.
Earlier, the officiating minister, Venerable Gabriel Olanikpekun who titled his sermon ‘Brevity of life,’ said life belongs to God and urged every human not to be boastful of it.
“We should not be boastful of life because it’s not ours but of God, as he is the only one who knows our future. I urge you to make plans for the future.
Our correspondent report that the memorial service was also attended by top some government officials, party chieftains, youth and women groups as well as various leaders of ethnic groups in the FCT.