TSM mourns Uduaghan’s father-in-law, Brig. Gen. Esijolomi Tuoyo’s passage


Written by: Justice Ogwah

The Sheriffication Movement (TSM) a group of young men and women who are committed to the actualization of the gubernatorial ambition of the Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori JP FICMC, has commiserated with her Grand Patron and immediate past governor of the state, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan CON, on the passage of his father-in-law, Retired Brigadier General Sunny Esijolomi Tuoyo.

The group in a condolence letter addressed to the former Governor and signed by its Director General Comr. Palmer Ogheneyole Nathaniel, prayed God to grant the bereaved family the fortitude to bear the loss, while also praying for the repose of the soul of the departed, whom they described as a gallant soldier, patriot and a father to all, who gave his all to the service to this country and it’s people.

“Your Excellency, we are deeply saddened by the news of the demise of your father-in-law, Retired Brigadier General Sunny Esijolomi Tuoyo, a gallant officer, renowned disciplinarian and soldier who gave the better part of his life to serving this country and it’s people.

“Our father, through hard work, dedication to duty as well as divine providence rose through the rank in the Nigerian Army to become the military administrator of the old Ondo State between 1978 and O1979) during the military regime of General Olusegun Obasanjo, a no mean feat by every standard”, the letter read in part.

Continuing; Our father during his life time saw his beloved daughter our lovely mother, Dcns Roli Uduaghan becoming the First Lady of the State for 8years. By every standard, papa lived a fulfilled life full of glory and honour, and this should remain our biggest consolation at a time like this.

” Your Excellency, please note that we are with you and our mummy in prayers and that we are certain that God Almighty will grant the entire family the fortitude to bear this irreparable lost even as he repose the soul of our departed patriarch”, the statement concluded.