Onitsha stands still as legendary educationist Fr. Tagbo’s funeral begins

Posted by Emeka Ozumba, Awka | 3 August 2016 | 4,190 times

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The commercial city of Onitsha was agog from 9am today as celebrations of the exit of the iconic former principal of Christ The King College (CKC), Rev. Fr. Nicholas Tagbo, commenced with a colorful procession with chariot bearing hearse escorted by mounted police.

The cavalcade of eminent personalities led by the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, an old boy of the famous college, and many other distinguished Nigerians moved from St. Charles Borromeo Hospital through Ziks Roundabout-Awka Road-Oguta Road and birthed at the CKC compound where the body was received.

The legendary cleric and educationist will be buried tomorrow, Thursday, August 4, 2016.

Photo shows the chariot bearing Rev. Fr. Tagbo’s hearse in procession along Awka, Onitsha.

Source: News Express

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