Pa Uzoegwu goes home amid pomp
The remains of the late Chief Humphrey Chibor Uzoegwu has been laid to rest in his home town, Nkpor, Idemili North Local Government Area, Anambra State amid pomp.
The late Chief Uzoegwu, popularly known as Mkpunaeluaku,, who died at age of 94 was the fifth Child of his parents and was described as a man of honour, trustworthy, a hard core disciplinarian, philanthropist and a peacemaker by family and friends.
In a tribute, the first son of the deceased, Alfonso Uzoegwu, described his late father as a great man, a strict disciplinarian, who believed that all men were created equally and endowed by the creator with the basic attributes to better their lives.
Further stating that hard work, diligence, excellence and tenacity were also part of his late father’s attribute, the former member of the state Huose of Assembly prayed that his father rests in peace
First daughter of the deceased and Head of Planning Department, Nnewi South Local Government Area, Adaobi Clara Uzoegwu, expressed that she still couldn’t come to terms with the fact that her father is gone forever.
“In you, we lost a rare gem, a principled man. You treated everyone equally and never knew the difference between your children and others. Your boldness and life of gratitude will never be forgotten, till we meet to part no more.”
The deceased’s other daughters, Mrs Uzoamaka Okika and Uju Tonia Uzoegwu, equally expressed gratitude to God for the special privilege to have come into this world through their late father.
“We were hoping that you would remain with us but God knows the best, you will forever live in our hearts.’’
The ceremony attracted people of all walks of life from within and outside the state, various masquerades and dance groups.
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