Late Mrs. Wadak.
By Marie-Therese Nanlong
Jos – The Correspondents’ chapel of the Plateau State chapter, Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, the Fulbe Christian Association of Nigeria, the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, NIPR, the
Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, CITN, the Rhino Golf Club, and the Rayfield Golf Club among other groups have condoled Nde Isaac Wadak, over the loss of his wife, Zainab.
Wadak, a retired Permanent Secretary who worked with the Plateau State government lost his wife last week.
Condoling with him, the Correspondents’ Chapel, in a letter signed by its Chairman and Secretary, Gyang Bere and Polycarp Auta respectively, described the deceased as “a woman of virtue whose life was dedicated to the service of God and humanity,” and prayed for fortitude for Wadak and the family to “bear the burden of the huge loss.”
The Fulani Christian group in a letter signed by its National Chairman and Secretary, Rev. Buba Aliyu and Nuhu Damina respectively, Fulbe Christian Association of Nigeria, described the death of Mrs. Wadak as “a tragic loss,” adding, “In these moments of grief and bereavement, our deepest sympathy goes to you and the entire family. Cruel destiny has snatched a jewel from us whose absence can never be filled,” assuring they will not cease to pray to God on behalf of the family for the fortitude to bear the loss.
The NIPR on its part in a letter of condolence signed by its Chairman and Secretary, Thomas Bajeh and Mike Igbang, expressed shock, describing the pains of the loss as “unquantifiable.”
Similarly, the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, CITN in a letter signed by Dame Gladys Olajumoke said, “We just want to let you know that our thoughts are with you and your family. Mere words cannot console you and the children, but we are wishing you and your family the courage and peace during this time of mourning.”
The Rhino and Rayfield Golf Clubs through Maj.-Gen. Oshinowo retired and Steve Abar, their captains respectively prayed for strength as the family mourns the departed.