Sunday, July 19, 2020

Inevitability Of Death: Mr. Samuel Ikoko Agolo (A.K.A SPACO) Buried Amid Tears At His Country Home In Kwale, Ndokwa Local Government Area, Delta State.


......As Family members, friends, well-wishers, colleagues mourns his departure.

.....Dr Asibor, Professor of Mathematical Physics and the Director of ICT, Nigeria Premier Private University, Igbinedion University, Okada Commiserates with family and friends.


By Victor Bieni


KWALE- NDOKWA WEST LGA, DELTA STATE- "The scriptures says that there is time for everything on earth, time be born....even time to die.
But the Promise of God to every believer is that we have eternal hope in heaven, eternity" as this was the anchor scripture of the Winner's Chapel pastor.
A Professor of Mathematical Physics, and Director of ICT, Igbinedion University, Okada, Dr. Raphael Asibor who Commiserated with the family of the deceased along other friends and well- wishers stated: “O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? .... but thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Our friend SPACO is in the bosom of Abraham!.....Death where is your Victory 'O death, where is your sting?".
Late Mr Samuel Agolo gone so soon at the age of 55 years. The family, friends, colleagues, well-wishers as well as members of winners chapel, Kwale did the burial ceremony in his residence at the deceased' country home, Kwale, Ndokwa West LGA, Delta State. The people told our reporter while testifying how Late Samuel Ikoko Agolo lived a graceful life, they consoled the family of the deceased during the burial ceremony.

The two days Christian burial ceremony for Late Mr. Samuel Ikoko who was aged 55 years (1965-2020) before his demise started on 17th of July, 2020 with Service of songs, the second day witnessed the well attended funeral service in the 18th July, 2020 at No: 3, Azunze Road, By Mid-Western Junction, Umusadege, Kwale, Ndokwa West LGA, Delta State kick-started at about 10 am.

Late Mr. Samuel Agolo, until his death was the officer-in-charge of Revenue (O/C Revenue), Ndokwa West LGA, Delta. He was formerly transfered to Ndokwa East Local Government Council where later emerged as the cashier of the council. Upon coming back to his Local Government Council in Ndokwa East he was made the Officer Incharge of Revenue in 2012. Since his new position, he had kept faith with his job before his demise.

He attended Ezeti Primary School, Oliogo, later on Proceeded to Teacher's Training College, Ibusa. And then bagged his Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Accounting, and Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accounting from Federal Polytechnic, Oko, he graduated in 1999 as he served in Imo State at the hospital. A struggle he completed as an employee in a private Company, Michelin Company at Ogo Ikilibi as an account officer in the Company's Account Department. He also attended Nigerian College of Accounting, plateau state, Jos where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Association of National Accountant of Nigeria (ANAN).

Late Mr. Ikoko Samuel was born on June 11th 1965 to the family of Mr. and Mrs James Ikoko Uti of Umu Adafoi Ogbe Asaba, Umuseti Oliogo, Utagba Unor. Late Mr Samuel was epitome of faultless private life, a family man per excellence; who projected family values in words and in deeds as a devoted and truthful father.

Late Agolo is survived by wife, Mrs Prescillia Ikoko, and two children; son, Mr. Onyeka Ikoko, Mr. Ikechukwu Ikoko and host of brothers and sisters. May his soul rest in peace!

Old time friends in attendance include Mr Sunday Omogu, Dr Raphael Asibor, Mr Wilfred Akudo, Pst Clement Anochie, Ijeoma Akpalaba , Pst Azuka Onyebo, Mrs Mary Edike (madam feed fat), Mr Iyk Onyebo, Mr Kingsley Iyamah, Dr Ogochukwu Amukali, Chief Sylva Edike, Mr Iyk Opone amongst others. In an interview with our reporter, some his friends who paid tribute to Late Mr Samuel, Popularly called SPACO described him as a shinning and sparkling star, an example of what a friend should be; very loving, compassionate, honest and determined. Spaco's brother, Emperor Ikoko described him as a hard working, diligent, honest and full of perseverance and caring brother. Late Mr Samuel's two sons: Onyeka and Ikechukwu Ikoko"We will forever miss you daddy. Our hearts still looks for you. We love you. A d God still loves you the more".

The wife of Late Mr Samuel also described him as a man of few words, full of contentment, not envious of anybody, she added that the death of the husband touched the marrow of her hearts.

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