The Managing Director, ThisDay Newspaper Eniola Bello has confirmed the death of his wife on Tuesday, at New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom after a three-year battle with breast cancer.
In a statement he personally signed he wrote: “With deep pains yet thanksgiving to God, this is to formally announce the eternal transition of my friend, companion, critic, lover and wife of 23 years, Mrs Helen Olufunke Eniola-Olaitan (nee Alemeru), who died late morning of June 04 2019 at New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom after a three-year titanic battle with breast cancer”.
“A devoted mother, loving wife, committed friend, generous giver, passionate mobiliser and humble soul, the deceased who graduated in Business Administration at Kwara State Polytechnic and Management at Lagos State University was a banker, businesswoman, and distance-learning tutor with The Skills Network, UK” the statement read.
President Buhari has also commiserated with the family of the deceased urging the family and loved ones to find solace in God and the seeds of goodness and charity sown in many lives by Bello’s wife, believing she lived and stood for virtues that will continue to resonate.
Eniola-Olaitan, 50, was married to Bello for 23 years. She left her husband, four children, her mother and siblings behind.