The remains of Mrs Veronica Linda Moro, wife of the former Minister of the Interior, Comrade Abba Moro will be committed to mother earth on Friday, 9th of March 2018 in Effa, Ugbokolo, Okpokwu Local Government Area, Benue State.
A press statement signed by Comrade Abba Moro to announce the passing of his wife, noted that the body of Veronica will leave the Benue State University Teaching Hospital, Makurdi by 12: 00 noon on Thursday, 8thMarch, 2018 for her family compound in Ugbokolo for an All-Night Christian Wake-Keep.
On Friday, before the interment in Effa, there will be an open air Church Service at Holy Name Parish, Ugbokolo by 10: 00 am prompt. The statement also added that after the interment, there will be final funeral rites on Saturday, 10th March, 2018, in Effa to be followed by a thanksgiving service on Sunday, 11th March, in Ugbokolo.
Mrs Moro died at the Benue State University Teaching Hospital, Makurdi on 19th February, 2018 after a brief illness. Born some 54 years ago to the family of late Mr and Mrs Ondoma of Effa, Veronica Moro began her education at the LGEA Primary School, Ondo, Ugbokolo in 1969 and bagged a School Leaving Certificate in 1975, from where she obtained a Teachers Grade II Certificate in 1981 from Government Teachers College, Vandeikya, Benue State and capped it up with a Certificate Course in Catering and Hotel Management, Ordinary National Diploma (OND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accounting, all from Benue State Polythechnic, Ugbokolo.
She was a career civil servant and rose to be the Accountant of Okpokwu Local Government Council, Benue State before she retired in 2016 after putting in 35 years of meritorious public service.
She was a member of many prestigious professional bodies, chief among them were the Institute of Treasury Professionals and Management of Nigeria and Institute of Certified Public Accountants and so on.
Enu Moro as she was fondly called was a matriarch in her own right, a quintessential wife, mother and community leader who was also a pillar of support for her husband. Mrs Veronica Moro is survived by Comrade Abba Moro, six children, brothers and sisters.