By ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
The Publisher of Oasis Magazine, an Online Media outfit, Pastor Daniel Dafe Umukoro and his siblings have laid their late father, Rev. Albert Esioshono Umukoro to rest.
The colourful event held on Saturday August 31 at Okorobibi Primary School in Oviri-Okpe Community in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State.
In a chat with newsmen, Dafe who is the eldest son, said was pained that his late father lived for just sixty sevene years on planet earth.
He said,”Never the less, we have buried him and that’s what matters now”
Dafe also expressed excitement with the population of dignitaries who came to celebrate with him and his siblings
Dafe said his late father was a “gentle man. He was a peace loving man. He is someone that fears God and he loves people and those are some of the things that I will miss about him”.
Safe also used the medium to condole with his siblings and the larger Umukoro family saying,” my message to them is to take heart . It has happened and there is nothing we can do to bring him back to life.
“He is gone, he is gone. I expect them to take out some of his good characteristics and continue from where he has stopped. I want them to replicate his good characters and be a plus to People’s lives.”
Earlier, a cleric with the Church of God Mission simply identified as Rev. Akpan in a sermon enjoined his audience to surrender their lives to God saying that is the only way they can be saved.
In attendance were Journalists, members of the Delta State Chapter of the Association of Community Newspapers of Nigerian, ACNPN, Churches, the Academia,Security agents and some members of the larger Umukoro family.