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Continue To Pray For My Mother – Goodluck Jonathan Begs At Elder Sister’s Burial

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan has requested Nigerians to pray for his mother, Mama Eunice Afeni-Jonathan, and his family in the wake of the passing of his elder sister, Madam Obebhatein.

Jonathan said the death of Madam Obebhatein traumatised their mother.

He spoke during the burial of Madam Obebhatein in Otuoke, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State on Friday.

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Jonathan noted that Madam Obebhatein, who died aged 70 on January 11, 2024, was his only surviving sibling from his aged mother.

According to him: “Death, as they say, is something we all pass through. But the time it comes also matters. Yes, we will all die someday but the time matters.Your Election Is Proof That Democracy Is A Journey - GEJ To Biden, Harris

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“My elder sister died at a time that we can gather these celebrities to celebrate her, but that our mother is to mourn her is the nasty aspect of the whole thing.

“My mother has lost her first child that ought to mourn her when God calls her. I have to sincerely thank the Bayelsa State First Lady and other women who came around her because I was then in London.

“If you knew what she used to be and what she is now, you would know that she is still traumatised. So continue to pray for my mum. God will see us through. I thank you.”

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