THE remains of Chief Ben Ude Aghadinuno was recently laid to rest at Isinyi Nando, Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State amid hundreds of family members, friends and well-wishers from far and near.
The late Daddy Benjamin died on May 3, 2022 and is survived by his wife, six children, 16 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Chief Aghadinuno, popularly known as Ochudo, who died at the age of 85, was described as a lover of peace, man of great personality, an honest man and legend.
The burial mass was held at St Paul’s Anglican Church, Isinyi Nando, with many priests in attendance.
During a sermon, the Bishop, Diocese of West, the Rt Revd J.N Ekwe, admonished the people to be ready to meet their creator at any point, saying that Daddy Benjamin didn’t die but went back to his creator. He also gave testimonies about Daddy Benjamin and how he contributed immensely in helping people.
The Anglican bishop prayed for the soul of Chief Aghadinuno to have a peaceful rest and encouraged the family to live in peace and harmony, worship God in truth and not stop following the footsteps of their father.
The wife of the deceased, Felicia said: “I will always remain grateful to God for giving me such a wonderful husband and the godly seeds that our union was blessed with”. She described him as a selfless man who would stop at nothing to make sure everyone is carried along.
His eldest son, Obiora expressed sadness saying that the demise of their father left a great vacuum that can only be filled by the special grace of God because he was a man of high integrity who so much believed in self-worth.