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Pic: Gov Oshiomole and the Widow at Peace as He Shares Breakfast Picture and Gives Her N2 Million And Employment


At peace: Governor Oshiomole pictured sharing breakfast with the famous widow he initially told to ‘go and die!
Three things that can be learnt from this story:
. The power of the (online) media in today’s world can not be over emphasized;
. Most times, disappointments are blessings in disguise;
. Politicians have started campaigning for the 2015 elections.
Meanwhile, Nigerians have turned the widows story into prayer point oooo, lool. The prayer point is:
“Anybody that is blocking my Go and Die benefactor, Holy Ghost fire scatter them!”
Did I hear somebody say an Amen?!Hehehe!
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‘In a very predictable interesting turn of events, the widow who was asked to ‘go and die’ by Governor Oshiomole of Edo state has now been made a millionaire by the same governor.
According to reports, the Governor offered the woman-now identified as Joy Ifijeh-a job, in addition to a N2 million grant for her to get a shop and trade. The governor made the announcement during a breakfast meeting with her at the Government House on Sunday 1st December 2013.. Her job would be to join State’s War Against Indiscipline in the campaign against street trading and to keep the state clean.
The Governor who again apologized to the widow said :
“When you put your things on the road a vehicle can run into you and they have killed some people like that and that was why I said if you are a widow do you want more people to be widowed? But when I said go and die, that one was said in a fit of anger. And I am really sorry.”
“I want you to join us. We would employ you and pay you salary. You would help us to campaign to other women not to trade on road sides. We should not use poverty as a yardstick. We would also talk to taxi and bus drivers not to block roads when carrying passengers”, Governor Oshiomhole continued.
“You will assist me to talk to women and traders not to litter the roads and sidewalks so that people walking and driving can have free road. If they want to park they can park properly so as not to disturb others.”
“For your child who is preparing to enter into the university, my daughters and myself have agreed to support him. If he does well as we pray he does, he would assist the family. Maybe this is the way God wants it. That is why I asked them to look for you so that I can personally offer my apology, but also to support you, so that God helping you, you can overcome the pain of widowhood.”
“As a single mother I want to see how I can help you to train your children and God can use any of them to become a leader of our country. Please resist the temptation to do anything that would break the law. The law is the law; it is no respecter of persons. If Government does not enforce the law there would be confusion”, he concluded.Responding, the widow, Joy Ifijeh thanked the Governor for the gesture and promised that she would be part of the fight to keep the City clean. She apologized to the Governor for blocking the road with her wares, saying she recognized that what she did was wrong but she did not know that the Governor was on inspection that day.
According to her, she had been a victim of theft by a truck pusher who went away with her goods, a week before her encounter with the Governor, that was why she was on the road with her goods that day as she no longer trusted truck pushers not to do away with her goods.


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