Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has commiserated with the Publisher of Vanguard newspaper, Mr. Sam Amuka, on the death of his mother, Mrs. Teshoma Amuka-Pemu, describing her as a beacon of motherhood.
In a condolence letter, the Governor said: “I write to convey the condolences of the people and Government of Edo State, as well as my personal commiseration, on the demise of your beloved mother, Mrs. Teshoma Amuka-Pemu.
“My thoughts and prayers are with you and the entire Amuka family at this very difficult moment of grief. While we join you to mourn her painful departure, we are certain that you will find consolation in the fact that your precious mother lived a worthy life, and stood as a beacon of motherhood, religious devotion and community leadership.
“You also must be proud that she is leaving behind a remarkable legacy and most especially the calibre of children and grand children she raised, among whom is your good self, a renowned Publisher of one of the nation’s leading newspapers and others who have distinguished themselves as leaders in their own right, who have contributed immensely to the development of their community and the country at large.
“Our sincere prayer is for God to, in His infinite mercy, receive her soul with His love and bless her with paradise. We also pray God to give you and the entire family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss of such a worthy matriarch.”