Edo State Governor Mr. Godwin Obaseki has commiserated with the family of Lady Monica Alimikhena, the wife of the immediate past Senator representing Edo North Senatorial District, who passed away recently.
“It is with a heavy heart that I received the news of the passing of the wife of the immediate past Senator representing Edo North Senatorial District, Lady Monica Alimikhena,” Governor Obaseki said in a statement.
The Governor added: “A kind and compassionate mother, Lady Alimikhena was a rare gem, who contributed immensely to the development of her immediate community.
“She supported her husband, Senator Francis Alimikhena in his efforts to ensure the advancement of the people of Edo North.
“She was a strong grassroots mobilizer and served her people creditably. Her efforts to provide succour to women and children remain indelible.”
The Governor further described Lady Alimikhena as a caring woman who was always available to provide good counsel to all those who sought wisdom from her.
He said she will be remembered for her kind heart and love for others.
“I commiserate with the Alimikhena family, friends and associates and pray that God will grant all the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss,” the Governor added.