As the remains of late Mrs. Ranti Daudu, wife of former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), JB Daudu (SAN), was laid to rest at the weekend, her family has pledged to continue the legacies she built and left behind while she was alive.
The family assured the less privileged and physically challenged children under the care of her NGO not to be afraid as they will keep enjoying the benefits of their mother’s kind gesture.
Addressing journalists shortly after laying his wife to rest in Kaduna, in his tribute, JB Daudu, SAN, the husband described her as a loving mother who showered her family with motherly affection. “You were passionate about education and together we gave our children the best education in the world,” he said.
The first child, Paul Babatunde Daudu, said his mother has touched so many lives in the society and the family she left behind will continue to reach out to more people to fulfill her dreams.
According to him, “we have met with some of the children she is taking care of and it’s our desire to continue. God has decided to take her at this time, her bequest will be continued by God’s grace. She loved children.
“We will try our best to continue her work and her ministry in helping those less fortunate and physically challenged children. Her Foundation, All Children Charity International Foundation (ACCIF) will continue beyond her existence.
“She was a woman of substance, a voice of the voiceless, mother to the motherless, she believed in the physically challenged that they have ability in their disability. She did not impact only us her children, but she also touched the lives of many come in contact with her,” Babatunde added.
Ranti Abosede Daudu died July 6 after a brief illness. She is survived by six children. Until her death, she was the founder and Executive Director, ACCIF, a Non Governmental Organisation, passionate about the needs of the specially challenged persons and the underprivileged in the society, especially children.
The deceased was said to have lived more than 28 years of vicious domestic violence. She endured torture no one should live with at the hands of a man. But she’s at rest now.
Those who are close to her cannot but confirm that she was a victim of the worst form of domestic violence.
Others women were advice to speak out so that young people can learn from the life of frustration of Ranti Bosede Daudu.
We prayed that her soul rest in perfect peace.