Arise commiserates with GEJ's wife over step-mother's death
Former Senator representing Ekiti North Senatorial District, Senator Ayo Arise has commiserated with wife of the President, Patience Jonathan, over the death of her step-mother, Madam Charity Oba, describing her death as a sad loss not only to the President Goodluck Jonathan's family, but to the entire nation.
Arise, in a release issued in Ado-Ekiti today, prayed that God will console Dame Patience Jonathan and her family, and also grant the deceased eternal rest.
"I wish to commiserate with our president's wife in this moment of grief and as also urge her to be strong in the Lord, bearing in mind that death is the ultimate end of all mortals and it must come when it will come.
"No doubt, Mama Charity Oba was a mother in a million who was a devoted mother and a dedicated Christian, as attested to by the first lady, whom she raised from tender age.
"It is my prayer that the Almighty God will in His infinite mercies comfort Dame Patience Jonathan and give her the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss," Arise said.