By; OLADELE ADEDAYO, Ado-Ekiti
The Ekiti State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have commiserated with the family of former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose over the death of his elder sister, Mrs. Moji Ladeji.
The former governor while announcing the death of his elder sister whom he described as “God-fearing” in a tweet on Monday had
“On behalf of my family, I announce the death of my immediate elder sister, Mrs Moji Ladeji. She died today, after a brief illness.
“We are pained by your departure, but consoled by the God-fearing and exemplary life that you lived. May the soul of Sister Moji rest in peace”
The PDP and the APC condoled Fayose in a separate a separate letters.
In a PDP’s message signed by its State Chairman Hon .Bisi Kolawole and made available to Newsmen by the party Publicity Secretary, Raphael Adeyanju in Ado- Ekiti , on Wednesday, prayed God to grant the family of the deceased the fortitude to bear their loss.
The letter which was addressed to Mr. Ayodele Fayose read:
“We received with shock, the unexpected departure of the sister of our leader , Mrs. Moji Ladeji nee Fayose to eternity and wish to express our heartfelt sympathy for the painful exit of the virtuous woman.
The Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State prayed that the Almighty God will console and grant and family the fortitude to bear the loss.”
Calling on the family to take solace in the fact that Mrs Moji Ladeji lived a fulfilled life ,the PDP chairman noted that:
“Life is not only about how long you live ,but the most important thing is how productive you live your life , and the positive impact you made on the lives of people around you. That is what people will remember you for and say about you. “
” This is a woman that many described as a beautiful soul who showed unconditional love to her family and friends. She was a free spirit who could give anything for the comfort of her husband, family and children. “
Kolawole added that the loss of a loved one is always a very painful experience and that only those who have experienced it can describe it.
“Your excellency, although we feel your pains ,but we can only express our sympathy to you and all the bereaved. It is however your duty to summon courage by living up to your name”Peter the Rock ” . Stand firm to assure and encourage the rest of the family”
While the All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Ekiti State mourned the death of Mrs. Mojisola Ladeji, the elder sister of the immediate past Governor of the state, Mr Ayodele Fayose.
The APC, in a statement by its publicity secretary, Mr. Ade Ajayi, described her death as untimely for the family going by her caring and love which endeared family members to get.
According to the party, the former governor and entire family members should take consolation in the fact that the deceased lived a fulfilled life, adding that it is not how far, but how well.
“We are aware that during her life time, she was admired and loved by all, not only family members, but those that had contacts with her.
“She never allowed earthly and material things to becloud her sense of respect for everyone that came across her,” APC added.
It prayed God to give the family the fortitude to bear the loss while praying for the repose of the soul of the departed.