Nwodo family releases burial programme of their patriarch, Dr Joe Nwodo

Posted by News Express | 17 May 2021 | 527 times

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•Late patriarch, Dr Joe Nwodo



The Nwodo Family of Ukehe in Igbo Etiti Local Government Area of Enugu State, has released the burial programme of their patriarch, Dr Joe Nwodo, the Agadagbachiriuzo 1 of Ukehe, who died on March 10, 2021 in a London hospital at the age of 77 years.

According to a statement on Sunday from the Co-Chairman of the Burial Committee, Prof Epiphany Azinge, there will be a night of tributes on Sunday, May 30, 2021 at JD Leisure Center, Kashim Ibrahim Way, Maitama in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

The Abuja programme is intended to bring top political, economic and professional associates of the Nwodo family to give a deserving farewell and honour to one of the country’s outstanding professionals, lawyers and politicians.

It is expected that political exploits of late Joe Nwodo in the still born third Republic in the defunct National Republican Convention, NRC, will be remembered by his associates who are expected to grace the great night.

In Enugu on June 1, 2021 there will also be another night of tributes at Chris Hall, Amodeo Event Center, behind Elim Plaza, off Ebeano Tunnel.

And on Thursday June 3, there will be a valedictory Court session in his honour at the Justice I. A. Umezurike Auditorium, Enugu High Court.

Burial and funeral ceremonies will be in Ukehe on Saturday June 5, 2021 with a funeral mass at St Peter’s  Catholic Church, Ukehe, and interment immediately after mass at Dr Joe Nwodo’s residence, Ukehe House.

Source: News Express

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