Wake Keeping: Mama Mejebi's residence, Abudu, Edo State (5pm)
Funeral Service: Obe, after Ajip, Benin City, Edo State (11am)
Reception holds immediately after the Funeral at Mama Mejebi's residence, No 18, Old Market road, Abudu, Edo State.
My Mother was a good woman.
For the umpteenth time I wonder to my self again "so mummy has really left me". With pain and sadness in my heart, but gratitude to God for giving you peace, I say Bye Mum. My Mother, my sister, my confidante, my best friend.
Sun re Iya mi.
Queen Ngozi Mewayone (Nee Ogbuitepu) was born to Mama Mejebi and Paul Chukwuwike Ogbuitepu in the year 1965. She was the 5th Child of her mother and She grew up in Edo and Kaduna State. She attended Esigie comprehensive college for her primary and secondary education. She had her first Child Naomi Orobosa Osarobo in the year 1982.
She obtained her Teachers Grade II Certificate from National Teaching Institute, Kaduna and attended Rimax Institute of Secretariat Studies between the year 1987 -1992. She worked as a typist for sometime before she started her trading business.
In 1994, she got married to Late Prince Moses Mewayone and had her second child Esther Opeoluwa Mewayone the following year. In 2006, she went back to school and obtained a Nigeria Certificate of Education (NCE) in Political Science/ Social Studies from Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED) between 2006 - 2009.
In 2007, together with her husband, she established Opmars Nursery and Primary School where she held the position of proprietress from 2007 - 2011.
Queen was a devout Christian, a woman that feared the Lord, a lover of God, a woman of prayer, gentle, peaceful, submissive, full of love, caring, kindhearted, warm, generous and a blessing to a lot of people. She was a loving mother to all, not only to her children and family.
To her children, she was a supportive mother, a friend, moral support and backbone. She personifies a loving sister and friend.
Dear Queen, you were a wife, mother, sister, aunty and friend to many, before death plucked you from our midst. Even though we are saddened by losing you, we take solace in the Word of God which says:
“I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live even if he dies” – John 11:25,
And we believe that you are living and resting at the bosom of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.