Publisher/Editor-in-chief of one of the most authentic and leading Nigerian National Newspaper, The Liberator Newspapers Worldwide, Amb. Comr. Binebai Yerin Princewill on Tuesday lost his grand father, Chief T.M Binebai to death.
The young publisher who could not bear the loss took to his Facebook timeline to announce the demise of his grand father, Chief. T. M. Binebai (JP) with tears, stressing that he will forever miss his grand father.
According to him, he said his grand dad was a great man whose lifestyle is worthy of emulation by all those who think well of a better society, he noted that a sage and a great icon has gone home.
Princewill continued that although his grand father died of old age but asserted that he is pained because he still have a lot to learn from him.
Until his painful demise, he was a nonagenarian and the last of kind.
“How can I ever repay you back for all that you have done for me now that you are gone. This is really devastating for me. It is true that life is transient. You practically raised me as your son and not as a grand son.
“Ijaw nation have lost a great brain. The last time I saw grand dad was on his birth anniversary celebration in December 2021, he hold my hands, prayed for me and told me to always come around saying that he is missing me, he was full of life.
“Coming to see your lifeless body yesterday really made me sad as i can never hear your voice and rare teachings. You are a man with many positive colours. Rest In Peace Grand Dad” Princewill weeps.
Chief T. M. Binebai was a retired teacher, a community leader, kingdom leader, a great historian with a magnetic brain, a former commissioner of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC ).
Until his death, Chief T. M Binebai was the oldest man in Burutu Community and the entire Oborotu.