The former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, has lost his beloved mother, Genevieve Duke.
Duke, in a message on Saturday, disclosed that his mother went into a coma on August 1 and died on Friday, August 25.
“Incidentally and interestingly, she slipped into a coma on the 35th anniversary of the passing of her husband and our father. She was 94 years old. They both have 5 children, 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren to date,” he wrote.
Duke noted that she would be buried on August 30.
“Her earthly cloak will be laid to rest on Wednesday the 30th of August, 2023 on Grailland at Iju Hills in accordance with Grail Funeral Rites,” he said.