By Oluwafemi Dosu

The Lagos chapter of All Nigeria Conference of Evangelical Drama Ministers, ANCEDRAM has lost a member to gas explosion.

According to report, Doris Oriakhi was very active at the Mainland local unit where she belong and a member of the newly elected officers of mainland unit before her demise.

Doris on sick bed at hospital

The Lagos ANCEDRAM chairman, Evang. Isaac Afolahan confirmed to Gospel Film News that the unfortunate incident happened when late Doris attempted to light a cooking gas and it exploded, thereby sustaining major burnts.

She died around 3:30pm on Friday 15th May at Igbobi Orthopedic National Hospital, Fadeyi, where she was been treated and stabilized before a proposed surgery was to be done on her but unfortunately she could not make it to the surgery stage.

Her remains will be laid to rest on Wednesday 20 May this week at Atan cementary.

Meanwhile, representatives from Lagos ANCEDRAM visited her and her family on Thursday 14th May, 2020 at Igbobi Hospital, Fadeyi Lagos to donate their widow’s mite and to pray for her. Representing ANCEDRAM were State Chairman, Isaac Afolahan; Vice Chairman, Mayowa OLADEJI; General Secretary, Nike Idowu; Immediate past coordinator and current Assistant Coordinator of Lagos Mainland local unit, Israel and Shola Victor respectively.

Representatives of Lagos ANCEDRAM with Doris relatives at hospital before Doris passed on

The ANCEDRAM team encouraged the caregivers (the brother in-law and elder sister to the victim), prayed and handed over some thousands of naira as support.

“To our surprise, to the shame of the devil and as God would allow it, we lost the sister around 3:30pm. What can we say? Does that mean God does not answer prayers? Yes, He does. Just that He does what He wills and permits as He wills. Our hearts and prayers are with the family of the deceased. We pray that such or siminar afflictions will not rise the second time in the family, Lagos Mainland unit and in Ancedram in the name of Jesus Christ,” Afolahan said.

One of her friends on Facebook Oyebode Oluwatumininu pen down a tribute for Doris: “I still find it very hard to believe you are gone….This is too much for me to bear…You have been a strong woman right from the day I knew you….you have alot of dreams and visions which you are yet to accomplish. You are just too young to leave without looking back……. Doris why……!!!you are someone alot of people look upto….. You can sacrifice anything for people you love,you really fought so hard…..I will miss u so much…..rest in the Bossom of Christ…..Till we meet and part no more.

Dacosta Enny wrote: “I am with a painful and broken heart Oriakhiosas Doris left. Why now Doris”

A close inlaw to Doris in her statement said: “You left us without saying goodbye, you forgot your special family, you always call me ” special wify” and now you are gone just like that. Who will wipe this tears away from the eyes of your mum, father, brothers, sisters, cousins, nephews, niece, wives friends and many others, my best friend you left too soon, you took us unaware. RIP sister in-law.”

The elder brother to the deceased, Mr. Bright Oriakhi in his condolence message stated that: “So painful that you leave this wicked world, without remembering that you have father, mother, siblings, aunty, uncle etc. Osatohanmwen but i call you Obele. It looks like a dream, I still never believe this is truth. My baby girl, last born I miss u so much, you really mean so much to me that I will never forget you in my Life time. Rest in peace my lovely sister till we meet again, I love you so much Osato.

Until her death, Doris was a single lady, hails from Edo state, born on September 5.

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3 thoughts on “ANCEDRAM Lagos loses member

  1. This is so sad. My heart goes to her immediate family as well as ANCEDRAM Lagos state chapter. May the good Lord grant us all the fortitude to bear the irreparable, painful lost. It is well!

  2. I condole with the immediate family and ANCEDRAM family of Sis. Osato of Mainland unit, Lagos state chapter of ANCEDRAM. We cannot question God as to why Sis. Grace had to leave now as God’s ways are higher than ours as the Heavens are higher than the Earth. We can only trust in the wisdom of our God who alone knows the end from the beginning. Good bye, Sis. Grace! Our loss is Heaven’s gain!

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