By Our Reporter
A mammoth crowd made up of market women, children, students, religious leaders, friends, family members, activists and the media gathered at the 8 Araronmi Street, Oshodi yesterday (Thursday June 2nd 2016) for the wake keep of Late Mrs. Roseline Sougie whose throat was allegedly slit by the husband Mr. Jafaru Sougie on Friday May 27th 2016.
The wake keep started with praise and worship, Bible reading, word of exhortation, officiated by seven(7) Pastors, then a short biography of the murdered mother of four(4) born on 7th November 1970 had her primary and secondary schools at Ugbekpe Ekperi in Edo State. She started her own business and became very successful until her death.
The Elder brother of the murdered mother of five, Mr. Abraham Shaibu who attested to life and times of her younger sister late Roseline Sougie said she was the mother for eight of her younger ones and her five children, she was very religious and dedicated to her family even after several attempt on her life by her husband who eventually killed her, she did not contemplate separation from her husband, she firmly believes the late sister will get justice.
Four of the children except Collins the first child who was still on campus were all present at the wake keep. Richmond the second son said “seven days without my mum has been like seven days without food or water, unconsciously I call mummy but realizing later that mummy has died, leaves me almost completely lifeless, mummy all of us will miss you because you were the only one taking care of us and love us so much… sleep on at the bosom of the Lord.
The President of Women Arise, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin who was shown round the house and bed where late Roseline Sougie was killed with the blood but dried on the whole bed sheet, with part of the mattress burnt, still heartbroken express her heartfelt condolence, told the whole gathering that anyone experiencing domestic violence should call the numbers she gave, can also take a peace break and that the murdered mother of five that was killed in cold blood will get justice. she advised that the children left behind the siblings, well wishers and Women Arise must ensure they get the best education and well taken care of too.
Finally, Not yet good night Roseline Sougie, until the person that killed her in cold blood is brought to book to serve as deterrence.