The Kogi West Senator had on Thursday, taken to social media to announce the passing of his mom.
He also added that she will always be fondly remembered, noting that he will take solace in the “fact that he will see her again”.
In condoling with Senator Melaye, the PDP through its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan said it is grieved by the sad event, particularly given Deaconess Melaye’s role as a devout Christian and a community leader, who lived as a source of inspiration and nurturing for the younger generation of leaders.
The spokesman statement partly reads, “Though we mourn, we take solace in the fact that Deaconess Melaye lived a fulfilled life and bequeathed to our dear nation, as well as our great party, the PDP, a patriot, quintessential democrat and true leader in Senator Melaye.
The PDP, therefore, condoles with the Melaye family, the Apostolic Church and the people of Kogi state and prays God to grant them the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.”