By Augustine Aminu
As with all mortals, Pastor (Mrs.) Mina Dugoabere Cole, wife of politician, diplomat and former Managing Director of the Daily Times, Dr. Patrick Dele Cole, on Friday, began her final journey home.
Activities started on Friday with Service of songs in Abuja at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Central Parish, Plot 1249 Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja.
In an invitation cited by the Daily Times, Pastor (Mrs.) Mina Dugoabere Cole was described as a devoted woman of God who lived a full and joyous life and whose memory lives on.
The family said the tribute night will take place on December 15, 2021 by 5pm at Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) City of David (COD), Church Road, Dideolu Estate, off Ligali, Ayorinde St, Victoria Island, Lagos State.i
Also on December 15, a special service of songs will hold in honour of the late Pastor (Mrs.) Mina Dugoabere Cole by 5pm at RCCG Kings Palace, 6 Benjamin Okpara Street, Elechi, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
According to the announcement, on December 18, the lying-in-state will take place at Jack’s compound, Abonnema, Rivers State by 7am.
The funeral service, according to the family, will hold on December 18, 2021 by 12 noon at KNC field, Buguma, Rivers State while the Thanksgiving Service will take place December 19, 2021 by 10am at RCCG Overcomers Parish, Abonnema, Rivers State.
Late Pastor (Mrs.) Mina Dugoabere Cole died in London, on Friday, October 1, 2021 after a protracted illness.
She is survived by her husband, Ambassador Patrick Dele Cole, children, grandchildren and relations.