Ogulagha royal family announces passage of Mama Amoguye Timiyan
…She was a woman of outstanding qualities – Children
The mother of the Ebenanaowei of Ogulagha Kingdom in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, Chief (Mrs.) Mama Amogunye Timiyan, the Ebike Ogulagha-Ibe-Miyen-ere of the kingdom has joined her ancestors. She passed on at the age of 82.
Mama Amogunye Timiyan is the mother of His Royal Majesty, Elder (Capt.) King Joseph Timiyan JP, PhD, the Torububou 1, Agbonu, the Ebenanaowei of Ogulagha Kingdom.
The death of the matriarch of Ogulagha kingdom was announced to the media by the royal family led by Chief Israel Timiyan, the second son of the deceased on Thursday morning.
According to the royal family, her passage occurred on Tuesday, 30th August, 2022 in Obotobo 1 community, after a brief illness.
According to Chief Israel who holds the traditional title of the Toi-Benimowei of Ogulagha Kingdom, the burial arrangements will be announced at a later date.
Other family members present at the press briefing are: Chief (Engr.) George Timiyan (JP), the Miyenkeremowe of Gbaramatu Kingdom and the Yirindisemowei of Ogulagha Kingdom; Capt Dickson Timiyan; Capt. Anthony Timiyan; Comrade Jackson Timiyan, among others.
On his part, Chief George Timiyan said: “Mama to me is everything in life. She is too good; she knows how to raise her children who are all responsible and living well, they are no disgrace to her. Mama suffered for us and enjoyed us. Mama is too good to us.
“At this age of eighty we all assumed she died at the age of 40. I am over five decades but I feel my mother is still in her 20s because of the roles she played. My mother was never a liability to her children. She takes everyone like her children. We cannot question God because He gives and He takes.”
Also speaking, Capt. Anthony Timiyan, another of her son stated that: “She always reminds us that she and her siblings are close and so her children should be united. Some mothers that stayed up to her age, it is the children that take care of them. But His Royal Majesty gives her enough, and so she has abundant to give to others. She doesn’t eat alone; she gathers people to eat with her.
“She loved us and we loved her. I never expected her to leave so soon but nobody can question God.”
Born in the year 1940, mama Timiyan until her dead was a woman leader who loved all in her community and cherished children in particular.
Condolence registers has since been opened at the King’s Palace in Obotobo 1 community and his Warri private residence.