*Ndakara, Omoefe, Efe-Nogo, Ogobene, Ebioke, Anuku, Omonade, others express shock
Orogun, Nigeria – A wave of disbelief and shock has swept through the community as news of the tragic death of the Ovara-Unukpo born Pastor Andy Adese, his wife, and their maid spreads. The devastating incident occurred last week when a domestic gas explosion rocked the residence of the renowned Word of Life Bible Church pastor.
Pastor Andy Adese, who held a prominent position as the DESOPADEC Christian Fellowship Coordinator, Orogun CDC Chairman, as well as the representative of Orogun President General, Chief Benson Ndakara, in the Forum of Presidents General of Urhobo Kingdoms, was highly respected and loved within the community. The news of his untimely demise has left many in deep mourning.
The domestic gas explosion, believed to be accidental, took place in the Adese family’s home. It caused extensive damage to the property and resulted in fatal injuries for Pastor Andy Adese, his wife, and their maid.
Pastor Adese was the first to pass on, followed by their maid and his wife who had been in Intensive Care Unit of UBTH. The tragic incident has sent shockwaves throughout the community, with friends, neighbors, and congregants of the Word of Life Bible Church expressing their disbelief and sorrow.
Chief Benson Ndakara, President General of Orogun, conveyed his condolences to the family and the Word of Life Bible Church community, emphasizing Pastor Adese’s invaluable contributions to the community and his tireless efforts in representing Orogun’s interests.
Following the tragic deaths, pundits have called for effective root cause analysis to forestall future reoccurrence. Preliminary reports suggest a possible gas leak in the kitchen, leading to the tragic incident. Safety experts have emphasized the importance of regular gas appliance maintenance and proper ventilation to prevent such accidents.
As the community grapples with the loss of an esteemed spiritual leader and two other lives, condolences and messages of support have poured in from across the kingdom, chiefly from Chief Benson Ndakara, Chief Emmanuel Omoefe, Chief Do-Good O. Efe-Nogo, Chief Emmanuel Ogobene, Chief Kigho Ebioke, Ajerese Oghene-Meshach Anuku, Clifford Onwuka, Thomson Okpogoro, Lt. Colonel Aaron Edojah, Chief Obukohwo, Akporhuarho Samuel, Paul Otu, Hon. Matthew Omonade, among others.
The impact of Pastor Andy Adese’s untimely death will undoubtedly be felt for years to come, as his legacy of service and dedication to his faith lives on in the hearts of those who knew him.
Funeral arrangements are currently being made for Pastor Andy Adese, his wife, and their maid, as the community rallies together to offer their final farewells and support to their grieving loved ones.