Gowon, Others Mourn Ugoeze Ezeibe

  • Burial holds Oct 8

The death has been announced of Her Royal Highness (HRH) Ugoeze (Ezinne) Cecilia Ihuocha (ChaCha) Ezeibe. She was aged 93 years.

Ezeibe,assumed a leadership position early in life and remained an inspiration and motivator to her community Nsulu in Isiala Ngwa North LGA of Abia State.

A great farmer with vast expanse of palm plantation who devoted her time in the service of God and humanity, Ugoeze Ihuocha will be buried on Saturday October 8 after an all-night wake keep at her home Umuomainta Nbawsi Isiala Ngwa North LGA, Abia State.

Meanwhile, tributes have been pouring in from eminent Nigerians including General Yakubu Gowon (rtd) and his wife, Governor of Abia State; Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, Commissioner for Insurance; Alhaji Mohammed Kari, General David Jemibewon (rtd), Chief & Mrs. Chuku Wachuku, Mr. Oye Hassan-Odukale of Leadway Assurance, Sir and Lady Marc Wabara, General Lawrence Onoja (rtd) and many others.

She is survived by a host of children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and brothers among whom are Dr. Amadike Ezeibe, Navy Captain Umunnabuike Anthony Ezeibe, Azu and Ekeoma Ezeibe who are renowned lawyers, international consultants and insurance practitioners.