Methodist Church Nigeria Buries Pioneer Patroness, Mama David Udoh Udoh at 90 years(Photos)

…. As Great Daniel of worship storms Grandma’s burial with performance on friends night.

By Divine Sam

Friday 18th December 2020 may have come and gone but the joy that feels the hearts of the family members of David Udoh Udoh will remain evergreen as they bid farewell to their mother, grandmother, and mother-in-law in a grand style.

Patroness Mama David Udoh Udoh was put to rest at the age of 90 years in her husband’s residence Etinan LGA

The obsequies conducted by Methodist Church Nigeria, Iman Ibom Circuit, at Etinan Local Government Secretarial Complex witnesses the de la creme of the Christian faithful, the political class, and academic don.

Mama was a Patroness at Methodist Church Nigeria, she was also a member of the women’s fellowship and a devoted Christian until her last day on earth.

In his ministration by the former Presbyter of Methodist Church Nigeria, Iman Ibom Circuit called on Christians to emulates the footsteps of Christ.

Preaching on the theme “the Light of the World” the minister used the deceased as a case study to advise his listeners that all men will stand accordingly and shall answer judgmental questions from the creator according to their activities while on earth.

Driven his text message from Genesis 1:10, Isaiah 60:1-3, and Mark 11:9 the preacher made it known that Christ believers are supposed to emulate the teachings and commandment of Christ which is the Manuel of life on how to live and returned back to the creator.

He prayed to God to grant the departed soul eternal rest and comfort the deceased family.

In a biography read by the first son of the deceased Evang. Iniobong David Udo described the late patroness as a community counselor and devoted Christian who was committed to the activities of Christ.

Evang. David in a biography noted with joy that the departed mother in her early days was very caring, accommodative and knee to finding lasting solutions for the people.

Interestingly various activities as part of events to giving Mama Udoudo a classical funeral includes; A football match organized in honour of mama between Lagos all-stars and Etinan all-stars, on December,1st. Wednesday, December 2nd features Grandchildren, and great children night.

Friends stormed Thursday night 3rd December with a live Methodist Church Nigeria, Ikot obong edong church, Ikot ekpene, Methodist Church Nigeria, Oron and Methodist Church Nigeria Igbobi Circuit, Lagos were all present.

Again On the friends night, mama’s grandson Great Daniel mount the stage to entertain the guest with gospel songs and the night was lively.

Prominence and influential dignified personalities including Most Rev. Sunday Uko, Archbishop of Ikot Ekpene and wife, Presbyter of Methodist Church Nigeria Ikot obong edong circuit and wife and ministers of God from Ikot ekpene Diocese, Very Rev. Dr. Monday Ekpoataha, and wife. Very Rev. Emmanuel Ukpong (JP)

Others were Professor Mbuk Mboho of the department of the mass communication university of Uyo, former Perm Secretary Ministry of Works Mr. Ifreke Ekpa, Hon. Emmanuel Eshiet APC Chieftain from Ikot ekpene among others.

See photos below;

Mama’s son in-law Rev Monday Akpan rejoicing with friends and families
Mama’s daughters showcasing the portrait of their late mother
Mama’s grandchildren Great Daniel of worship with siblings
Mama’s coffin being surrounded by undertakers

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