The death has occurred of the mother of the general manager, Corporate Affairs, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Madam Eunice Ajike Fadile, LEADERSHIP gathered.

A statement made available to LEADERSHIP yesterday signed by the GM, Corporate Affairs (NIWA), Tayo Fadile said she died after a brief illness at age 85.

The statement said before her demise, she was a respected Christian and community leader in Kabba, Kogi State and former president of the Catholic Women Organisation, Kabba Parish.

“Late Madam Eunice Ajike Fadile was blessed with several children including Mr Tayo Fadile, the image maker of NIWA and Mrs Modupe Atoki, the First Nigerian Female Justice of Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) Community Court among others.

“She will be laid to rest after a requiem mass at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Kabba on the 1 December, 2018,” the statement added.