BY: Sandra Ani
The remains of Mrs. Cecilia Nwanyiaka Ujubuonu, deceased mother of former Vice President of the World Bank and Presidential candidate, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, will be interred on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
In a press statement issued on Friday by Mr. Ozioma Ubabukoh, Spokesperson and Publicist for Ezekwesili, Nwayiaka will be laid to rest at Umunuko, Ukpor, Nnewi-South Local Government Area in Anambra State.
“The service of songs is set to hold on June 27, 2020 at a parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Abuja. Compliant with the protocols for social gathering under the Covid-19 rules of the Federal Government, an online participation link has been provided to close members of the family, church and friends who will not be present within the church hall.
“This will be followed on Wednesday July 1, 2020 by a private family funeral at Umunuko, Ukpor, Nnewi-South in Anambra State,” the statement read.
It added, “The Ujubuonu, Emeribe and Ezekwesili families wish to acknowledge and thank Nigerians and friends from all over the world and walks of life for their deep words of encouragement and prayers.”