Yesterday,the internet was thrown into mourning as the sudden death of former beauty queen and wife of Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, Ibidunni, was announced by her family.
Since then, many celebrities,dignitries and well meaning individuals have taken to their official Instagram page to mourn the lovely lady.
It was reported the death of the clergy’s wife who is also the chief executive officer of Elizabeth R, a leading public relations and events management company, died of cardiac arrest in the early hours of Sunday.
Funke Akindele, Iyabo Ojo and other Nollywood actresses have reacted badly and broken to the death of the 41 year old mother of two.
Sharing a picture of Ibidunni, Funke Akindele wrote;
“So confused!! Don’t know what to write!! Ibidun you were a good friend, you supported my brand when I was very low. You helped position the Jenifa brand, you taught me how to be classy and decent. You and @bonixdrinks were always there for me. Ha! Why ? We can’t question you oh lord!!! Rest In Peace my beautiful Sister. May God comfort uncle’s heart. Ikudoro!! Sun re o Ibidun!! Oluwa mi a fi orun ke e! Odun a jina si ra o!
Iyabo Ojo wrote;
“O Lord no nooooooooooooo , my God noooo this is so shocking & very very heartbreaking she was such a beautiful soul. RIP !!! Olorun mi o”
Kemi Adetiba wrote;
This makes no sense. Absolutely none. The last conversation we had was her agreeing to feature in the second season of the KING WOMEN series. I had spoken to her previously about it, and she said… “Let me pray about it.”
12 days later, on her own, she sends me a “Whenever you’re ready, I’m ready.”
I say…”Are you sure? I don’t want to pressure you.” She responds, “For you . Was hard (decision) but ” She went on to explain that she wanted to share moments of her life many hadn’t seen, heard or properly understood. Tall mountains she silently had to climb. She wanted to share in order to encourage others.
You couldn’t have met a more classy, quiet, positive, demure woman like her.
REST IN POWER, AND ETERNAL BEAUTY!!!
Mo Abudu wrote;
“My heart is broken. Ibidun beautiful inside and out. I will miss you. RIP”
President Buhari has joined other Nigerians to mourn Mrs. Ibidun Ituah-Ighodalo, wife of Pastor Itua Ighodalo of Trinity House, who passed away today June 14.
In a statement released by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President said he shares the pain and sorrow of the family over the sudden death and prays God’s comfort for the entire family, friends, and members of Trinity House.
He recalled that Pastor Ighodalo is one person who faithfully prays for the country, and the government, noting that he sent him a personal letter of condolence when his former Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, passed away in April.
“Please accept my condolence. May God give you the fortitude to bear the loss, and strengthen you at this trying time,” President Buhari said in the statement
Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, took to her Twitter handle to express her disbelief to Ibidun’s death. She wrote “Life! Ibidun Ighodalo? Just gone ……. like a candle in the wind. May God comfort our very dear Pastor Ituah and rest of family in the way that only He can in Jesus name.”
Read some of the condolence messages bewlow: