Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Gov Peter Obi Condoles With Ejinkeonye on Mother's Death

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Daily Independent, Nigerian Newspaper – news,sports,politics,bussiness







Sunday Independent (Lagos)
Sunday, June 25, 2011

Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State has sent a letter of condolence to Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye on the death of his mother, Mrs. Eunice Ejinkeonye.

In the letter personally signed by him, Obi implored the entire Ejinkeonye family "to be of good courage since your late mother has only left this world to join her Creator".



-Mama Eunice Diugwo Ejinkeonye In January 2011-
(Born In 1924, She Passed On Peacefully In June 2011, Aged 87)


According to the governor: "Though she died at an old age, death, no mater how and when it comes, is always a painful experience. In the brotherhood of humanity and Christianity, I share your grief with you."

He prayed God to grant the entire family the fortitude to bear the loss.

Mrs. Ejinkeonye, aged 87, was an exemplary mother, mentor, Christian and community (women's) leader.

She is survived by five children, many grandchildren and great grandchildren, among them, Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye, was until recently a Columnist and Member of the Independent Newspapers Limited Editorial Board.

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SOURCE: AllAfrica.com

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TUESDAY, June 28, 2011, Page 57

Journalist Loses Mum
A community leader, Mrs. Eunice Ejinkeonye, will be buried on Thursday. She was 87.

The funeral service will hold at St. Michael's Catholic Mission, Amakor, Umuaka in Imo State.

She will be interred at the Ejinkeonye family compound. A Christian wake holds tomorrow at the same venue.

The late Mrs. Ejinkeonye is survived by, among others, Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye, former Editorial Board Member of Daily Independent.

Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State has condoled with Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye. Obi implored the Ejinkeonyes " to be of good courage since your late mother has only left this world to join her Creator." 

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