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General News of Tuesday, 23 June 2020

Source: MyNigeria

Oby Ezekwesili pays tribute to late mother

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili has paid tribute to her mother, Mrs Cecilia Nwayiaka Ujubuonu, who died of cancer.

Sharing on social media, Ezekweili started off by sharing the messages she tweeted in celebration of her mother on her 78th birthday which was back in April.

"One of Life’s greatest blessings is a Mom whose womb never disconnects from you regardless of how old both of you grow. Glorious 78th birthday to my sacrificial and indescribable mom! Your years ahead shall be beautiful on every side in Jesus name", she tweeted.

In another post, she wrote: "A Mom, so bold, beautiful, compassionate and powerfully worthy to be celebrated every day of the lives of my siblings and our children. Happy birthday, Makuochukwu!"

Expressing how she feels about the passing of her mother, Ezekwesili tweeted:

"Nnem. Nnem. Cried to see you go, but rejoicing that it is a peaceful & glorious return to our Lord Jesus whom you loved so much. You gave us & everyone who you met in life the kindest, most sacrificial love. Your energy will always live in us & keep us believing. Godspeed Nnem".

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