Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 July 2019:
The death is announced of the mother of Dr. Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella MP, Madam Haja Binta Yumkella. She passed away this morning at her residence at Juba Hill in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Dr Kandeh Yumkella is the 2018 Presidential candidate and Parliamentary Leader of the opposition National Grand Coalition (NGC) Party.
Sympathisers and well-wishers may call at the Yumkella family residence at 25A Juba Hill, Freetown, between 10am and 7pm or call any of following numbers: 076654316 — Haja Fatu Yumkella; or 030374421 — Abdul Yumkella.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
May her gentle soul rest in peace. We pray that Allah grant her jannatu firdaous.
Dear Family Yumkella, we learned today of the death of your mother Yumkella The sad news made us very upset. With it we have now lost a neighbour whose friendliness and helpfulness we especially appreciated. We are with you with loving thoughts and compassion.
Your neighbours Osman Sesay, General Manager Lion companies
Rest in peace mother, you have gone but never forgetting.
Sorry, may her beloved soul rest in perfect peace.
May her soul rest in PERFECT PEACE.
Blessed love descend upon you and your family and friends upon the death and transition of Dr. Kandeh Yumkella’s dear mother – Haja Yumkella. May that divine energy illuminate your heart and give you peace.
May her blessed soul rest in perfect peace. With love from the Sillah family from Mahera, Lungi and abroad, in London and the USA.
I feel sad hearing about the death of Mrs. Yumkella the mother of my leader Dr. Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella. My deepest condolences to the Yumkella family, relatives, friends, members of NGC party at large and all well-wishers. We love her but God Almighty loves her most.
Words are never enough for me to express how deeply saddened I always feel when I hear of the passing of someone. I wish to express my heartfelt condolences to Dr Yumkella and his family, on the loss of their dearest Mother. It is my hope,that she will be granted a gentle,and peaceful transition into the Celestial realms. May Almighty God show kindness,mercy,and favors to her blessed soul. Peace,and blessings unto you all.
We regret the death of our dear mother, sister, aunty, grand mother, niece, madam Haja Binta Yumekella. We love you ma. But God loves you most. Rest in peace ma’am.