Singer Mike Okri has lost his mum. Mrs Mary Onojighodame Okri died yesterday May 1st at the age of 89. The singer announced her passing on his Facebook wall. Read below;
DEAR MOTHER, THE NEWS OF YOUR PASSING THIS MORNING IN AFFIESERE, UGHELLI, CAME TO ME AS A RUDE SHOCK. JUST FEBRUARY HERE I SAW U, THOUGH OLD & FRAIL, YET NO DOUBT IN MY MIND THAT IT’LL BE THE LAST OF YOU.
I PRAYED IN MY HEART THAT COME SEPT WE ALL YOUR CHILDREN WILL GATHER TO CELEBRATE YOUR 90 YEARS. I’M YET TO GET OVER THE FACT THAT IT WASN’T MEANT TO BE.
MAMA, AT 89 YEARS, WE BELIEVE YOU HAVE TRIED & WE CELEBRATE YOU, NO MATTER WHAT. THOUGH, WE WILL MISS YOU SO MUCH, YET WE BELIEVE THE ALMIGHTY GOD WHO CHOSE TODAY FOR YOUR GOING HOME, LOVE YOU MORE & KNOWS BEST.
ADIEU MAMA (MRS MARY ONOJIGHODAME OKRI, NEE ERUVWEKAGHWE), UNTILL WE MEET TO PART NO MORE.
May her soul rest in peace Amen.