Saturday 19th November, 2022
Conducted by BROTHERHOOD OF THE CROSS AND STAR
BIOGRAPHY LATE SENIOR APOSTLE CHIEF CLIFFORD ADUBIAYEOFORI GABRIEL NGBRIGBO (1) OF ATABA KINGDOM
When a child is born, it simply God’s opinion that the world should continue.
However,according to Williams Shakespeare “All that live die, passing through nature to eternity.”
Late Senior Apostle Chief CLIFFORD ADUBIAYEOFORI GABRIEL NGBRIGBO (1), has fulfilled his mission on earth and heed the clarion call of his Heavenly Father.
While the moral lesson for us mortals is to examine ourselves by asking a pertinent question to this effect.
HIS BIRTH OR PARENTAGE
The late (Senior Apostle) Chief CLIFFORD ADUBIAYEOFORI GABRIEL NGBRIGBO (1) was born twins on 25th July, 1930 in Egbomemg town, one of the ancient excitement of (OBOLO) Andoni Ethnic nation in Niger Delta Region, Rivers state of Nigeria.
He was born into the family of the late Mr Nkaforo Gabriel Ogboluotuo and late Mrs Wanyi-Inenta Abigail Horsfall of Egwe Ngbrigbo, Egwe-Aji compound in Ataba kingdom, Andoni L. G. A. rivers State. His parents background made him work hard to be come whom he is today.
According to Wendel Philips : “though his early misfortune doesn’t close the chapter of life.”thus, Late Senior Apostle Chief CLIFFORD ADUBIAYEOFORI GABRIEL NGBRIGBO experienced challenges in early life which made his journey in life tough while growing up.
This was characterized by invitatable visitation of death to his late father. His father died at early age while he was still very young.
This affected and aborted his dreams of furthering his education beyond standard (6) at that time. However, one of his maternal uncles by name Erasmus Ogidi and his mother assisted him morally and financially to get his standard (6) level of education completeed.
Papa, being a vibrant, dynamic and
handsome man, tied the nuptial
knot with his late sweetheart, Mrs.
Ominorisa Juliet Ngbrigbo (Nee) Ededeh Gabriel ldangor. The marital union blossomed into a blissful tree of fourteen children which nine of them are alive to mourn his demise. One of the daughters is from the second wife papa equally married, late Mrs. Vick Igbedion Clifford Ngbrigbo from Ebiwe Town in Benin City, Edo State.
Papa believed in self-employment to practice in his field of profession while waiting to gain employment in any reputable organizations or
companies at that time. In 1971, he
was employea by the hell
Petroleum Development company BP to work in the medical and he was taken to offshore where his service in
the company was needed. This was
great opportunity in his life. He
acquired amazing skillful experience which made him gain promotions
and benefits tied to his service till he was retired in 1986. Papa finally ventured into self-employment services to continue getting his livelihood, rendering his
services to both family members and
to the society at large. He continue
exercising his skillful experience
acquired with necessary medical
materials and equipment in the
ocality till nature due to age could
not permit him anymore and finaly, heed the clarion call of his heavenly father.
After the end of Civil War in Nigeria.
the elders of his maternal family of
Egwe Ngbrigbo in Egwe-Aja
compound gathered together in agreement to make a compound
chief in accordance with tradition, norms, succession, inheritance and customary laws of the people of
Andoni as applicable to Ataba
Kingdom. At that time no one else in
the family was considered competent and more deserving the
mantle of leadership than papa. It is
worth mentioning that Papa was
chosen by the family elders after
series of successfully held meetings.
Thereafter, following the due process
or coronation, papa at the age of 58,
was coroneted on the 2d July, 1968 and recognized as Chief Clifford
Adubiayeofori Gabriel Ngbrigbo (1) or
Egwe-Aja compound, populariy called Chief C.A.G. Ngbrigbo.
PHOTOS OF ARRIVAL OF LATE SENIOR APOSTLE CHIEF CLIFFORD ADUBIAYEOFORI GABRIEL NGBRIGBO 1
All the chiefs receive the arrival of the Late Senior Apostle Chief CLIFFORD ADUBIAYEOFORI GABRIEL NGBRIGBO 1
A TRIBUTE TO MY GRANDFATHER
It was a great shock to me when I heard of your transition from this
earth plane to the great beyond, but neither might nor power had we to stop what was ordained to be by the almighty.
Therefore, we hold unto the good memories of you and the legendary
foundationsyou have laid for us to follow.
(Child of God (C.O.G)) Ngbrigbo Juliet Divine
ATRIBUTE TO MY FATHER
Dear Golden Apostle,
Iwas highly flabbergastedand dumbfounded atyour sudden demise
Papa, from onset i have always known you for your amiable qualities
and great personalities and even your legacies is one that deserves great accolades.
Truly, your standard vocabularies and iconic dressing code would be missed fora long time. Papaje me esuu!
(Divine vanguard) Divine Ekeneogak-owaji Ngbrigbo.
A TRIBUTE TO MY FATHER IN-LAW
Dear papa, was bowi covered and dumbfounded when I got the jaw dropping news of the dismissal of a great man with multiple personalities. Indeed nature must always take its cause but the memories we shared is so golden that one should hold dear.
Rest in perfect peace papa.
Your daughter in-law.
(Blessed Mother) Immumechen Divine
A TRIBUTE TO MY GRANDFATHER
I know that after a job well done comes rest, but the vacuum you left in Our hearts is one that can never be filled so easily. Your legacies, teachings of love and oneness, your kindness, intelligence and boldness are all factors that cannot be replaced even to the end of time.
Rest on! My hero till we meet to part no more.
(Master) Ngbrigbo Salvation Divine.
TRIBUTE TO MY BELOVED GRANDFATHER
wny has death come by this time, but we will not blame God because it is the will of God for grandpa to come and rest with him in his kingadom.
Oh! Grandpa you are so wonderful you always called me precious, this is a
wonderful name because everything precious; you call me anytime you wanted food, ime you wanted to go to the toilet Grandpa l will so far miss you May your gentle soul rest in the bosom
Master Clifford Owaji-lyanami Divine
The entire members of Egwe-Aja Community heartily appreciate everyone who joined us to give our late beloved
father, Senior Apostle Chief Clifford Adubiayeofori Gabriel
Ngbrigbo (1) a befitting funeral.
Particularly, we wish to thank members of the household of faith, Living Faith Church worldwide for their relentless efforts and contributions. We recognize and wish to thank the members of his
household of faith, Brotherhood of the Cross and Star, Andoni Area and beyond for their assistance and Contributions.
We find it quite humbling and monumental, the support of
our traditional institutions, chiefly, the Andoni Traditional
Rulers Council and the Ataba Chiefs and Elders Council.
Guests, Friends, Organisations and well-Wishers are also profoundly appreciated for their prayers, presence, moral and material supports which are understandably instrumental to the success of this day.
Most importantly, we entreat our Gracious and Almighty
God to bless and guide you safely to your respective
destinations in thhe hame ot our Lord Jesus Christ, Amen!
Prince (Elder) Gabriel Clifford N.
(For the Family)