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FAMILIES, in-laws, business associates, friends and well-wishers have turned out en mass to commiserate with the family of an entrepreneur and philanthropist, the CEO of Polysonic Group Ltd and Polystar Electronics, Chief Paulinus Ozonnagbo, also known as Mmirinezoruora of Umumba Ndiagu during the funeral ceremony of his mother, the late Mrs Elizabeth Ozonnagbo, nee Okonkwo in Enugwu State.

  The Funeral Mass, held in her residence at Umumba Ndiagu in Ezeagu LGA of Enugu State was attended by dignitaries, Catholic clerics such as the founder of Adoration Ministries, Rev Fr Ejike Mbaka; the Parish Priest of St. Peter’s Parish Umumba Ndiagu, Rev Fr Ruben Okofia; Member, representing Anambra South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Sen. Ifeanyi Ubah; traditional rulers, among many others .In an interview shortly after the mass, Rev Fr Ruben Okofia described the deceased as a virtuous woman and a benevolent Catholic whose contribution and service to humanity will forever be remembered.

  He said, “she was a good woman and we will miss her. I condole with the entire members of the family especially Chief Paulinus Ozonnagbo over the death of his mother. I also pray that her soul will have eternal rest in the bosom of our Lord”.

The late Chief Mrs Elizabeth Ozonnagbo, who died at 92, was deeply mourned by the entire community and members of her parish who described her as a staunch Catholic. One of the beneficiaries of Chief Ozonnagbo investment; the CEO of Peter’s Electronics, Calabar, Chukwuemeka Egwuonwu commiserated with the family and expressed his gratitude to his benefactor, noting that his human investment has impacted people’s lives. In an interview, Chief Paulinus Ozonnagbo expressed his appreciation at the turn out, adding that regardless of the insecurity in the country and high cost of living, the funeral witnessed a mammoth crowd, even as he prayed for safe return back to their various destinations.

  According to Chief Ozonnagbo: “We have built a private chapel that is dedicated to her name in her memorial. Also, to the glory of God, I was opportune to build St. Peter’s Parish from grass to finish, including all the electrical appliances and furniture. But a huge disappointment occurred when the church decided to toy me around severally because we could not bury my mother within 30 days.

  We are one big family who need each other to live”, he said. Members of the family left to mourn her are Chief Eugene Ozonnagbo ‘Ozo-Ochinanwata’, Mrs Salome Okeke, Mrs Anulika Okenwa, Lolo Chinedu Paulinus, Lolo Anthonia Eugene Ozonnagbo, Sir Sunny Okoke (KSJI), Mr Charles Okenwa, Ozo Dominic Ozoarinze, Livinus and Godwin Ozoarinze among grand children and many relatives.

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