Several weeks ago flamboyant Nigerian political leader Senator Dino Melaye, announced the passing of his dearly beloved mother on social media.

We gathered that Melaye made the announcement of his mother’s death in a touching post shared on his official Instagram page.

In a recent turn of events, the politician hosted friends, families and colleagues to join him in celebrating the passing of his mother in a wake-keep service that held in memory of the late Deaconess Comfort Melaye at the Aiyetoro community secondary school on Friday, July 12, 2019.

Check out photos from the ceremony below:

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Sweet Mother

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Notable among those that showed up for the senator is a host of veteran Nollywood celebrities like Eucheria Anunobi, Alex Osifo, Paul Obazele, Larry Coldsweat among others.

Sharing photos on his page, Melaye made sure to note that people from Nollywood joined in celebrating his deceased mum.

See more photos below:

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Nollywood was there

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