……….as prophet Armstrong pray for peace and unity in Uzere
By Kelvin Ohoror
The remains of late Mrs Edoka Okobri, the mother of the General Superintendent of “Christ Christian Ministry” prophet Armstrong Okobri has been laid to rest at her home town, Uzere, in Isoko south local government area of Delta State.
Late Mrs Edoka Okobri was born in 1925 at Uzere to the family of Irobo of Uzere and Ekpu of Emede kingdoms respectively.
She sojourned with her husband to a nearby sub community “Able” under Uzere kingdom where they were blessed with children.
Late Mrs Edoka Okobri was described as a very hard working and submissive woman who was not oppotuned to have a western education.
Until her death, she lived a lovely and peaceful life with her family and neighbours respectively. A lot of sources had described her also as honest, truthful and resourceful woman with high moral virtues.
In his tribute, the son, prophet Armstrong Okobri has described his mother, late Mrs Edoka Okobri as caring mother who cares for her children and others without discrimination. She is was a mother of all.
Prophet Armstrong Okobri used the medium to pray for peace of unity to envelope Uzere kingdom, while he enjoin his family members and siblings to emulate the examplary life style of their late mother, advising that, the family should live as one.
Further more, he urged Uzere people to stay United so as to bring sustainable development to the kingdom and stressed that the community should put aside acrimony and bitterness behind them and focus on how to attract meaningful and sustainable development to the people.
The burial ceremony held on the 14 March 2020 at Uzere attracted community members, friends, dignitaries and well-wishers.
Late Mrs Edoka Okobri is survived by 5 children, grand children and the community she lived in.
Isoko Mirror captured the event.