TRIBUTES FOR ESTHER UZOMA

In Loving Memory

23rd November, 1972 – 6th January, 2021

The last time I met her at Transcorp Hotel last December. We agreed to meet this month to discuss her plans for the SITUATION ROOM. Life is indeed transient! May God uphold her family. Accept my condolences.
 Dayo Olaide 
Deputy Director, Macarthur Foundation
 
I didn’t know about her before the sad news of her passing. Various testimonials show that she served humanity in her time.
May her soul rest in peace.
 Dr Taibat Lawanson
Associate Professor,
Department of Urban and Regional Planning
University of Lagos, Nigeria
This news came as a shock yesterday. Accept my deepest condolences.  May God repose and rest her soul in peace
Dauda Garuba
Technical Adviser, NEITI

Esther Uzoma’s passing is a terrible way to start a new year. It’s a monumental loss to civil society and to all those who aspire and struggle towards a better society. Esther will be sorely missed by all those who encountered her. May this never happen to us again. Ozo emena! May her soul rest in peace!!

Okechukwu Nwanguma

Executive Director, RULAAC

On behalf of the Board of Trustees, management and staff of Public Enlightenment Projects (PEP), I write to commiserate with Spaces for Change (S4C) on this painful,sudden departure of Barr. Esther Uzoma, your BOT member.
May Esther’s good soul find rest in the bossom of our LORD Jesus Christ, amen.
 Lilian Ezenwa
Executive Director
Public Enlightenment Projects (PEP)
This is a very sad loss. Esther was a committed and passionate advocate whose genuine voice on human rights and gender issues would be greatly missed. My heart goes out to her family and loved ones. May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace.
Sonny Lennon Hayes 
Foundation for Environmental Rights, Advocacy & Development (FENRAD) express our heartfelt condolences over the demise of the Convener Nigerian civil Society Election situation Room Barr. Esther Uzoma who died yesterday 6th January 2021 in Abuja.
The Great Amazon. You have fought the good fight.
Adieu Barr. Uzoma. 
Rest in peace
It’s so sad to receive the news about the passing of Ms. Uzoma. Kindly accept my condolences and may her gentle soul rest in peace. 
My regards to the S4C family.
Bunmi Olatunde
New Nigeria Foundation
 
 
 
 
While I didn’t know Esther Uzoma personally I know she was a key figure in Nigerian civil society and I am sure she was a very valued Board member at S4C.
Sending you, the S4C team and Esther’s community my thoughts and support in these difficult times. May she rest in peace.
Elisa Peter
Director, PUBLISH WHAT YOU PAY

I am sorry to hear of the passing of your Board member Esther Uzoma. She sounds like she was an amazing advocate for gender and social justice. On behalf of the Fund for Global Human Rights, I send our sincere condolences.

James Savage

Program Officer – Enabling Environment for Human Rights Defenders: The Fund for Global Human Rights

On behalf of  Community Life Project (CLP), I commiserate with S4C on the passing of your board member Esther Uzoma.
May her soul rest in perfect peace.
Ngozi Iwere
Director
Community Life Project
 
We all will surely miss Esther. May her soul rest in peace
Ngozi Ogbolu 
FIDA,

Accept our condolences  

Oyebisi Babatunde Oluseyi

Executive Director, Nigeria Network of NGOs

 

My thoughts are with you and her family 

Ademola Henry Adigun

Team Leader; Facility for Oil Sector Transformation (FOSTER II)

My condolences
 
Olisa Agbakoba SAN
 

Dear S4C team,

Please accept my condolence.  It’s really sad. I wish you a graceful year despite the loss of your very dear one.

Idem Udoekong

EU-ACT Programme

Fabian Okoye

So sad. We have lost an icon. May the good Lord have mercy on her soul and grant her eternal rest

Chidinma Nkwocha

Odiegwuooo Barrister Uju as I fondly call you. Why going too soon? This was exactly how the death of your dad grieved us.

 

Ibim Semenitari

I have been unable to write a word. Speechless!

Charles Abani

May her soul rest in peace and May you all be consoled. 

Nneka Agomuo Mgbeken-Oka

My condolences. I received the news with rude shock yesterday on AIT News. May her beautiful soul rest in peace Amen.

Udy Akpan

May her soul rest in Peace. She was always so full of passion and energy for the work.

Nneka Agomuo Mgbeken-Oka

My condolences. I received the news with rude shock yesterday on AIT News. May her beautiful soul rest in peace Amen.

Ma’aruf Ibrahim

Condolences. May her lovely soul rest in perfect peace and may God the almighty comfort her entire family. Amen.

Bunmi Olorunfemi

May her gentle, gallant soul rest in perfect peace. May God comfort her family.

Ahmadu Tijjani Lawal

OMG!

I think I used to see her face on TV across the nation discussing issues of human rights, democracy and electoral reforms. Her passion for Nigeria to succeed is undiluted.

Rest in peace Madam

My condolence to the family, board members and S4C staff.

Sola Olutayo

May her soul rest in perfect peace

Henry Nwawuba

My condolences. She had a good media presence. May her soul rest in peace and her memory be a blessing to all.

Ikechukwu Amaechi : TheNiche Newspaper

  • So sorry about the passing of your board member, Esther Uzoma. May God almighty rest her soul in peace. – Femi Adeoya (SKYTRENDS CONSULTING)
  • Take heart S4C and may her gentle soul rest in peace. – Emeka Nwokorie
  • Barrister Uju as I fondly call u why going too soon dis was Exactly how the death of your Dad grieved us – Chidinma Nkwocha
  • My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected by this tragic loss. Please take heart – Victor Umeh
  • May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace  -Saya-BraideEbi
  • Oh no. So sad. Take heart S4C. May her soul rest in peace -Udo Okugbe
  • We join Spaces for Change where she served as a member of the Board of Trustees, immediate family and the society at large to mourn our departed colleague. We will collaborate with other members of the Action Group on Free Civic Space to immortalise Esther Uzoma and ensure that her legacies live on.
    May your soul find rest with our Creator, Comrade Barr. Esther Uzoma. -FYNEFACE DUMNAMENE FYNEFACE,
    Executive Director, YEAC

You can send in tributes to [email protected] for collation

Condolence Register

On behalf of the Action Group on Free Civic Space, we have opened a condolence register for Esther Uzoma at 35B Ajakaiye Street, Onipetesi Estate, Ikeja, Lagos. You can stop by at anytime between 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

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