…President describes the late Janet Okwaraji’ as steadfast
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the death of Lady Janet Okwaraji, the mother of late Green Eagles player, Sam Okwaraji who died on Monday, June 8 at the age of 83.
Her death was confirmed by her eldest son Patrick Okwaraji, on Monday at her residence in Enugu.
While reacting to her death in a statement released by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Femi Adeshina, President Muhammadu Buhari described late matriarch of Okwaraji as someone who left “lasting memory of kindness, love and charity as a devout Christian.”
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Also in his statement, the president stated that Janet Okwaraji will “always be remembered for the sacrifices of the family for the nation.”
“President Buhari affirms that the matriarch of the Okwaraji family, like her son, defined simplicity, loyalty and patriotism in many ways as she remained steadfast, believing in Nigeria, despite the vicissitude of life.
“As a mother, who lost her son in an unexpected situation, the President believes Lady Janet deserved to be acknowledged for her resilience and nobility, despite the odds.
“President Buhari prays that the almighty God will grant her soul eternal rest, and comfort her loved ones.”