Prince Tonye Princewill bids his lovely sister farewell, read and see exclusive photos below…
In what could be described as a mixture of tears and sorrow, the Prince of the Niger Delta as he is regularly referred, laid his older sister, Pastor Meg Mike Ifijeh to relaxation at the PH cemetery, led via his older brothers and his one closing sister in the presence of their family, pals and a host of well wishers.
Pastor Meg who spent her complete working life at Union Bank was once recognized for her fierce love of God and her ever consistent smile.
It would be the phrases of the officiating Minister that would set the tone for the day as Archbishop F E Gideon reminded the congregation that existence was like vapour, right here the one minute and long gone in the next.
What things he said is that “one does now not end up being a loss to Christ and a acquire to the devil”. With Meg he said, those who knew her know, that she’s a gain for Christ.
Testimonials were additionally shared from her co employees at Union Bank, her family participants and from her church members, talking of her flawless character and her first-rate heart, whilst her younger brother the Prince study out her wealthy biography to the amazement of the crowd.
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After closing respects, the physique was escorted to the graveside like clockwork at 12 noon led by using the family the place they all said their ultimate goodbyes.
Speaking at the graveside, Prince Tonye Princewill, who spoke on behalf of the family, informed a giant go section of the media that we were all witnessing the passing of a giant to the exquisite beyond.
One of our few actual greats.
“She may additionally have been the fifth of 6, however she used to be like a mom to us all. Considering we have a Professor, a medical doctor, a retired and exceedingly adorned safety officer and a top architect amongst us, that is no suggest feat.
All my siblings are leaders in their chosen field.
Yet she used to be nonetheless our cover.”
In his tribute to his cherished sister, Princewill mentioned that, “usually people have a father and a mother. I had four fathers and three mothers.
I am the youngest of the fine siblings any man could have and I was once cherished past restriction with the aid of all of them, so much so that my brothers and sisters had been sincerely my fathers and mothers.
They made me. My brothers taught me to be street smart and e book smart, while my sisters taught me to be type and to have a conscience.
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They are all an instance of what they taught me. Lesson learnt.
That’s why losing my sister is like dropping my mom all over again.
The pain is insufferable and the loss irreplaceable to me.
Who will call me to ask me if I’ve eaten?
Who worries more about myself than she does herself.
Who can deny herself sleep and pray for me while I lay speedy asleep at any place obligation takes me.
I took you for granted in thinking that you will usually be around, if no longer forever, for a very, very long time.
I used to be wrong, Very wrong another lesson learnt.
So, in writing this tribute I vow to stay up to the man you introduced me up to be.
To appreciate my elders, care for all and put God first in all I do.
Your lifestyles was once no longer in useless and your legacy will stay way past you.
My one comfort is that you have gone to preserve mummy agency and we now have two angels searching down on us.
Rosemary, Azariah, Teetee and Teepee cherished you too. Goodbye, till we meet again. Rest easy. It is well.”
Pastor Meg Mike Ifijeh was once 58 and is survived with the aid of a husband, an adopted daughter and 5 siblings.