A Nigerian couple, Pas Israel Akojede and Mama Esther have died few hours apart and was reportedly buried on the same day on Friday, December 18, after being married for 72 years.

According to a report by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Akojede 103, and Mama Est her 98, both passed on, Friday, October 30 at Gbonagun in Abeokuta and the latter gave up the ghost after hearing the news of her husband. In an interview with NAN, the oldest child of the deceased couple, Joseph Akojede eulogized his parents describing them as loving and strong believers of Christ.
“They were both great in life and in death. They were parents to all and not only the biological ones. They both exhibited parental care and were friends to all,” he said
   

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