By Ebriku John Friday
Cross River State Commissioner for Grants and Economic Empowerment, Hon Onoh John Ulafor yesterday lost his 20 years old computer Science graduate son, Mr Onoh John Ulafor Jnr.
Hon Ulafor, who was the immediate past commissioner for Local Government Affairs during the first tenure of the Governor Ben Ayade-led administration announced the death of his son on behalf of his family in a post to members one of the WhatsApp groups he belongs.
He further stated that the late Mr Ulafor Jnr will be buried on September 17, 2021 at Ijokom, South Ukelle, Yala Local Government Area.
The Ukelle Must Be Heard crooner said, “This is my beloved 20years old son, Onoh John Ulafor Jnr, a computer science Graduate snatched by the cold hands of death yesterday the 10th of September 2021.
“We can’t question God, so he will be laid to rest on Friday the 17th of September at IJOKOM South Ukelle Yala LGA. The Ulafor’s.”
A condolence message from Cross River Youth Ambassadors (CRIYA) jointly signed by its Director General and Secretary, Ishaje Michael and Moses Aju respectively reads, “On behalf of the Leadership of Cross River Youth Ambassadors (CRIYA); we sincerely condole with the family of our Patron, Hon. Onah John Ulafor, The Commissioner, Ministry of Grants and Economic Empowerment CRS; on the loss of his son, Onah John Ulafor Jr, yesterday in the cold hands of death.
“Sir, we pray, May the care and love of those around you; provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. And May the almighty God, grant you and all the family members, the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss. May the soul of Onah John Ulafor Jr, and the souls of all the faithful departed through the mercy of God Rest In Peace.
Ayade Advocate Consoles With Commissioner
We are deeply saddened by the news of your lost son, Onoh John Ulafor, Jr. Ayade Advocate solace with you as a father, a brother, and mentor in this miserable time.
While, we commend your immersed efforts in Ayade’s administration as the Honorable Commissioner for Grants and Empowerment, Sir.
Our heartiest sympathy goes to you and your family. Today your grief has touched us all. Let us share the pain.
Kindly, accept our condolence for your loss. May God help you get through this difficult time.
Late John Ulafor Jnr. was a graduate in Computer Science. May your loss be repaid with a better reward Rest in peace, Late John Ulafor, Jr.
May the soul of the young promising Ulafor rest in peace in the bosom of the Lord. Amen