Late Chineme Aguomba for burial, Saturday
TO everything, there is a time and a season for every activity under the heavens. A time to be born and a time to die, a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to tear down and a time to build. Eccl 3: 1.
To late Chief Chineme De Aguomba, the Ekere 1 of Oboro in Awom Autonomous Community, Awom Oboro in Ikwuano Local Government Area of Abia State, he had fulfiled the above word of God, he had fought the good fight of life and had gone to render the account of his stewardship to his creator.
Born 78 years ago to the family of Aguomba from the 20th, April, 1940 to 18th June, 2018, when he kicked the bucket and bided goodbye to his friends, family members and the entire world.
According to a burial arrangement signed by the family, the remains of C. De will begin his last journey tomorrow, 14th September, from Federal Medical Center (FMC), Umuahia Mortuary by 3:30pm to arrive his home town, Awom Autonomous Community, Amawom Oboro, Ikwuano Local Government Area with a brief stopover at the Eze’s palace by 4pm.
Thereafter, it will proceed to his maternal home, Agah, Awom Autonomous community by 4:30pm. It will also arrive his ancestral home, Amanya, Awom by 5pm en route his residence at km 11, Ikot Ekpene, Umuahia Road, Awom by 5:30pm for a service of songs by 6pm.
The burial arrangement further had it that funeral service will hold on Saturday at 10am by the Methodist Church of Nigeria Diocese of Ndoro, Christ Methodist church, Amawom Circuit at Community School, Amawom Oboro while interment will follow by 1pm at his residence.
There will be outing and thanksgiving service on Sunday, 16th September at Christ Methodist Church, Amawom Circuit, Amawom Oboro.
Late C.De Aguomba before his death, was a frontline journalist, a celebral Foreign Affairs columnist and Editor of the Daily Star Newspaper, Enugu and later rose to the position of the Editor in Chief of the same newspaper. He graduated from the famous University of Nigeria, Nsukka and a pioneer member of Media Veterans Association, Enugu
C.De Aguomba as fondly called, would be highly missed by friends, family members, colleagues and well wishers.