Chief Erefamokuma was open-hearted, Bayelsa lawmaker eulogizes late dad

Yenagoa—The Brass Constituency I lawmaker in the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Dr. Daniel Charles has remembered his late father, chief Charles J.B Erefamokuma exactly a year after he passed on, describing him as a great dad.

The lawmaker in a remembrance message posted on his official Facebook page on Wednesday said his father left legacies that were visible for all to see.

Lawmaker, Dr. Daniel Charles

He said the late Chief Erefamokuma spent all his life fighting for the progress of his community and preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ.

According to him, his father instilled in his children the right values including treating everyone with love, kindness, and respect.

Charles further said although they can not bring him back from the dead, they believe that his spirit is resting in heaven.

The lawmaker stated that while they miss Chief Erefamokuma’s absence, they take solace in his positive footprints which inspire them to do good.

“I do not just describe him as great because he was my father until his painful demise. I proudly do so because he dropped great legacies that fit him into that description, which many persons also attest to.

“We cannot bring our wise father back. As much as we miss him, we would not want to bring him back, mainly because we believe he deserves the rest he is having in Heaven, after touching the lives of many for decades.

“While we will continue to feel his significant absence in our lives, family, and the kingdom, we remain consoled by the positive footprints he bequeathed, which continuously inspire us in our quest to prosper and unite our people to the glory of God,” the message added.

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