The stage is now set for the burial of late James Nwankwo Igwe of Isuoji Village, Nkpologwu in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The late Nkpologwu statesman passed on at the age of 85.
A release by the family said his body would be interred at his compound on Friday, May 26, 2023 after a vigil mass Thursday evening.
The release which was signed on behalf of the family by Mr. Izuchukwu Igwe, said an outing service will be held at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Nkpologwu where the late elder statesman attended for many years, by 9 am on Sunday, May 28, 2023.
Son-in-law of the late Igwe, Mr. Maduabuchi Dike told this medium he would miss his departed father-in-law, and expressed appreciation for the outpouring of love by mourners.
Mr. Dike, a Port Harcourt based businessman, urged family of the late octogenarian to honour his memory and keep his virtues alive so as to make Nkpologwu community a better place.
“My father-in-law was a remarkable man who excelled in his chosen business. He served the Lord in the best of his abilities, and above all, he lived a life worthy of emulation.
“His legacies will undoubtedly live on for many years to come. May he find rest in God’s bosom”, he prayed.