"Death Has Robbed Me Of My Hero – Wife Of Soldier Killed By Boko Haram Cries Out

Published 4 years ago by: Mister Jay Wonder
at 08:44 PM, 17/04/2015 (4 years ago)

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“It’s hard to say goodbye my captain and hero. Death has robbed me of you. You were a loving husband, a loving father, a loving brother and a loving son.
“That’s what you are and will always be. Death is what we all will face but you left us so suddenly.

“Your son couldn’t call you daddy, my heart bleeds. You died for us to have peace in this country, you will forever remain in our hearts. We love you but God loves you more because he took you to a place where there’s no bomb blast of Boko Haram or war.
“Continue to rest in the bosom of the almighty captain A O Edekin. Miss you so much.”

This was the lamentation of the Mrs. Ehigocho B. Edekin, wife of one of the soldiers who lost their lives during an encounter with the Boko Haram sect in Adamwa recently.

Captain Edekin, 30, alongside 7 others military personnel were killed by an explosive device planted by suspected Boko Haram foots soldiers near Michika last week.
To the young widow, the demise of her husband is still like a dream.

Speaking with DAILY POST on phone, the bereaved widow described the transition of her spouse as sad and shocking, saying that it was least expected.

“My brother, such is life. God knows the best. I still can’t believe my captain is no more. It looks like I am still dreaming. So sad that he can’t wait for our two months old son to grow to call him daddy. Death has really dealt with me. It is well my brother,” an emotion-laden Mrs. Edekin told our reporter on phone, Friday evening.

He was on Friday committed to mother earth in his country home of Sobe, Owan West Local Government Area of Edo State.













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beneno at 09:01 PM, 17/04/2015 (4 years ago)
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very sad.RIP  Cry Cry Cry Cry
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Aniagain at 09:42 PM, 17/04/2015 (4 years ago)
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RIP boy! So sad

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Yemoskilash at 09:44 PM, 17/04/2015 (4 years ago)
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Painful. Rest in peace
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vickie_guz at 10:32 PM, 17/04/2015 (4 years ago)
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My sister take heart. Rip captain
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koboko1 at 11:05 PM, 17/04/2015 (4 years ago)
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So sad RIP
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freethinker at 11:08 PM, 17/04/2015 (4 years ago)
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SO TOUCHING
RIP
ISLAM ISLAM ISLAM WHY ALWAYS U?
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otobuluakala1 at 03:10 AM, 18/04/2015 (4 years ago)
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R.I.P great Hero..you will continue to rest in peace for fighting for the peace of this nation..we need more of your generation.
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Gold777 at 06:22 AM, 18/04/2015 (4 years ago)
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I attend their marriage and these are people I know here in benin. Captain RIP Mr handsome
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Emab08 at 08:06 AM, 18/04/2015 (4 years ago)
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God will comfort u̶̲̥̅̊ my sister,it happened to me to last year aug when I lost M̶̲̥̅̊y̶̲̥̅̊ blood brother a gallant soldier,I know how painful it's may his soul rest in peace 
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Oyinminijoor at 09:56 AM, 18/04/2015 (4 years ago)
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Oh no!
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Nicksam at 10:52 AM, 18/04/2015 (4 years ago)
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VERY PAINFUL R.I.P
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dareper at 12:17 PM, 18/04/2015 (4 years ago)
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Take heart my dear
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Lisabi at 12:21 PM, 18/04/2015 (4 years ago)
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Sorry, may his soul rest in perfect peace.
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viddycool at 12:57 PM, 18/04/2015 (4 years ago)
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Poor little child, what a life grwoing up without the love and care of ur father feel sorry for the child and the young widow.
RIP Captain
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AdikpeReturn at 03:33 PM, 18/04/2015 (4 years ago)
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Rest in peace gallant captain
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echeeche at 03:55 PM, 18/04/2015 (4 years ago)
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Oh dear
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Larry28 at 06:29 PM, 18/04/2015 (4 years ago)
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Rip
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Raphaeltaiwo at 08:37 AM, 28/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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RIP
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moralemike07 at 11:51 PM, 4/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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This is so sad, RIP
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