President Goodluck Jonathan and the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, yesterday condoled with the Publisher of Vanguard Newspapers, Mr. Sam Amuka-Pemu, over the death of his mother, Mrs. Teshoma Amuka-Pemu.
Jonathan, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, prayed that God Almighty would comfort both families and grant him and other members of his family the fortitude to bear the loss of their matriarch
"President Jonathan also commiserates with the Publisher of Vanguard Newspapers, Mr. Sam Amuka-Pemu, on the recent death of his mother, Mrs. Teshoma Amuka-Pemu,” he said.
On his part, Ihedioha condoled with the Publisher of Vanguard Newspapers, Mr. Sam Amuka, and the entire Amuka-Pemu family on the passing away of their matriarch, Madam Teshoma Amuka-Pemu.
Ihedioha mourned with the bereaved family saying, “Mama lived an exemplary life and the best way to honour her is to uphold her legacy of virtuous living as a loving matriarch, community heroine and a devout religious faithful who impacted positively on so many lives in her generation and those after her.”
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Oke Epia, the Deputy Speaker enjoined the entire Amuka family in this time of grief to take comfort in the Lord and find solace in the fact that Mama lived a long and fulfilled life and is now resting in the bosom of the Lord.