Mrs. Betsy Obaseki wife of Mr. Godwin Obaseki foremost APC gubernatorial aspirant hosted, APC female delegates, who were led Dr. Mrs. Aisosa Amadasun also in prominent attendance was the first lady of Edo state, Mrs.Iara Oshiomhole who was dressed in a beautiful logoed dress.
GODWIN OBASEKI, an ardent footbal fan and player himself was accompanied by top members of Nigerian Football Supporters hierachy in Edo State led by Mr Ekpen Legemah and senior officials of his campaign Organisation,TeamGO including the Team Pastor Kehinde Osemwingie Garrick, Mr Osagie Nehikhare, Tijani Nwadei, Constance Osa Onaiwu, Williams Ifidon, Hon Freeman Aghedo, Hanna Iko amongst others.
Mr GODWIN OBASEKI was also accompanied by Osahon Imaro, Hon Osaigbovo Iyoha, member representing Oredo East Constituency at the Edo State House of Assembly, also in the high powered entourage was Prince Greg Oshobugie Ogiogwa, Executive Director Public Affairs and Social Media, Governor’s Office.
Mr. GODWIN OBASEKI and his entourage were recieved by Elder Richard (Ricky) Aburime, elder brother of the deceased’s late wife, Kate and Mr Ebuka Ofune’s, nephew of the late Stephen Keshi on behalf of the families of Keshi and Aburime….Mr OBASEKI who signed the Condolence Register upon arrival described his shock and dismay at the news of Keshi’s passing, describing him as a larger than life icon of Nigerian footbal and whose death represented an irreplaceable loss to not only his immediate family and friends but to the sporting world as a whole. He reminisced on Keshi’s achievements both as a player and coach who displayed an uncommon zeal and passion for the beautiful game,describing his career as one that spanned decades of playing for and coaching international winning teams, he prayed for the repose of the great player and coach’s soul and urged all Nigerian youths to emulate the late Steven Keshi who embodied the Nigerian Dream. Where diligence and hard work was rewarded with fame and success.
Team Pastor Kehinde Garrick also prayed for repose of the soul of the late football legend and that of his wife Kate who had passed away in December last year, calling on Almighty to console and strengthen those the couple left behind.
Mr GODWIN OBASEKI pledged continue his love and support for the beautiful game as a means of memorialising the late great Steven Okechukwu Keshi.
Members of Mr Obaseki’s entourage then took turns in signing the Condolence Register before their depature.