Bayelsa Community Standstill As Tantita Top Gun, Capt Warredi Enisuoh Buries Mother in Style


Capt Warredi Enisuoh (3rd from left) his siblings and family members at the burial of Madam Theresa Virginia Enisuoh At St Peter’s Catholic Church Agbere, Bayelsa State.


The Agbere community in the Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State was on standstill as the Executive Director, Operations and Technical Services, Tantita Security Services Nigeria Limited, Captain Warredi Enisuoh, bade final goodbye to his mother, Madam Theresa Virginia Enisuoh.

Madam Enisuoh had died on March 21st, 2024. She was survived by five children (four men and a woman), grandchildren, brothers, sisters and aunties.

The burial ceremony which took place on Saturday, April 27th, 2024 was attended by government officials, the top echelon of Tantita Security Services Company, representatives of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) where Captain Warredi Enisuoh was an Executive Director before his retirement, traditional rulers from Gbaramatu Kingdom, members of the maritime media, ably represented by the Maritime Reporters Association of Nigeria (MARAN) and the locals who thronged the venue of the ceremony in a rare show of love and solidarity with the bereaved family.

Reverend Father of St Peter’s Catholic Church Agbere, Bayelsa State, Rev Fr Cletus Okonkwo, who conducted the final burial rites, extolled the virtues of the deceased whom he described as a woman of peace.

At the well-attended reception, children and relatives of the deceased relived the fulfilled life of Madam Enisuoh which they chorused had a great and positive impact on their lives.

Captain Warredi Enisuoh, the eldest Son of the deceased, in an emotion-laden voice, recounted his close affinity with his deceased mother and how her influence and strict but godly upbringing had shaped his life.

“Mama was a woman of peace who loved her children.

“I was particularly closer to her because of her special fondness for me so much so that she regarded me as her husband.

“She lived most of her life in Canada with my younger sister and every year, during the Mother’s Day celebration, I usually went to Canada and took her out on a shopping spree” Captain Warredi Enisuoh recounted with misty eyes.

All other siblings of the Captain spoke in similar manner, eulogizing the motherly disposition of a woman popularly called” Nurse”.

It was a celebration of the life of a woman generally loved and revered by her children, family members and the people of Agbere in Sagbama Kingdom.

The burial ceremony would be an event to remember in Agbere for a long time as the occasion changed the face and fortunes of the sleepy town.

“We have had burial ceremonies in this place but this one(Madam Enisuoh burial) was different” Rev Fr Cletus Okonkwo declared.

” Before the burial ceremony of today( April 27th, 2924), the positive impact of the deceased family had already been felt through the amenities they provided for the community.

“A week before the burial ceremony, the people in the town had begun to eat and make merry.

“This makes people to eagerly wait with bated breath for today’s event,” the Reverend Father said, pouring blessings and gratitude on Captain Warredi Enisuoh and his siblings for their welfarism and generosity.

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