The Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Chief Edward Onoja was today, the 19th of August, present at the Service of Songs of the Late Elder (Hon). Paul Sule Aboh in Aniebo Quarters, Gadumo area of Lokoja, Kogi State.
The deceased, who passed away on the 23rd of June at the age of 75 was a former SUBEB Chairman, Olamaboro Local Government Secretary, Three-time Local Government Chairmanship aspirant, a Leader in the Community and Father to many.
Chief Edward Onoja described the Late Elder Paul Sule’s life as one worthy of emulation. He appreciated God for letting him live up to the age of 75, which he said is more than Twenty Years higher than the regular life expectancy in the world today.
Onoja stated that death is a certainty for all mankind, and is one of the Four cycles of a human being – others being birth, life and eventually, judgement.
He further stated that Elder Sule ranked amongst “one of the best of Olamaboro”. He urged all who were present to take a leaf out of how Elder Sule lived his life, and to emulate it. He described him as a straight forward person whose word could be quoted anywhere as truth.
He further emphasized that the measure of a man is often seen after his death, while identifying the sheer number of people that turned up for his Service of Songs as a testament to the lives he impacted. He urged parents to build virtues in children that will better their society, and prayed that God give all those who were present the strength and fortitude to live a life worthy of commendation that will add value to society.
Chief Edward Onoja was accompanied on this visit by the Deputy Chief of Staff, Hon. Sunday Faleke; the Member Representing Olamaboro State Constituency, Hon. Bobby Alewo Ujah, the Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Hon. Yunusa Olofu; The SSA Security to Olamaboro LGA, Hon. Friday Adejoh; aides of the Deputy Governor and other Government officials.
Chief Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor of Kogi State
19th August, 2020