By Frank Ulom
Former Cross River State Governor, Sen. Ben Ayade has lost his sister, Mrs Ateb Janet Oniga (Nee Ayade) to the cold hands of death.
CONVERSEER learned that Nee Ayade died on Friday 24 November 2023 after a brief illness.
According to the notification of death with a seal by Sen. Ayade on Sunday 26 November 2024, Janet died at the of 54.
“The Ayade family of Kakum in Obudu Local Government Area of Cross River State announces with a deep sense of sorrow, the passing unto glory of Mrs Ateb Janet Oniga (Nee Ayade).
“Aged 54, she died on Friday 24th of November 2024 after a brief illness.
Until her transition, Janet was a God-fearing woman, a devout Christian, a loving mother to her children, and a caring sister to her siblings.
“She was exceptionally kind, vivacious, and engaging. The family and all those who knew her will sorely miss her.
“While the family accepts this irreparable loss as the will of God, it requests prayers as it grapples with the loss,” the notification read.
It added that “Burial arrangements will be communicated by her family.”