Funeral rites of late Debe Odumegwu Ojukwu begins

The funeral program of the Late Chief Sylvester Debe  Odumegwu Ojukwu (Akpunwa Nnewi) the first son of the late  Biafran leader, Chief Dim Odumegwu Ojukwu, the Eze Gburugburu of Igboland has commenced.

The late Sylvester Debe Odumegwu Ojukwu, during his lifetime was an ex- Policeman and a Lagos based Legal Practitioner and Businessman, who graduated from the Faculty of Law of University of Nigeria, Enugu campus in 1985.”

The burial arrangement  signed by Grace Debe Odumegwu  Ojukwu of Obi Uno village, Umudim , Nnewi North LGA, Anambra State, said the the burial arrangement of the late Debe who was 62 years old by the time of his death on November 1, 2018 commenced  today  with a Service of Songs at the Catholic  Church of Assumption, Falomo , Ikoyi , Lagos by 6.30pm.

Tomorrow 5th of March 2019, there will be a Requiem Service also at the same venue  by 10 am while on Thursday March 14th , a Vigil Mass will hold by 5 pm at his  Debe Odumegwu Ojukwu (Ancestral Home) in Obi Uno village, Umudim, Nnewi.

The programme of events according to the statement also  includes a Funeral Mass at Saint John Catholic Church of  Akammili , Nnewi North LGA, Anambra State on Friday 15th March with interment at his residence in Eze Ubom village, Umudim same day.

On Saturday March  16th there will be condolence  at his residence as well as Thanksgiving Service on Sunday at Saint John Catholic Church of Akammili.

Late Debe is survived by wife Mrs Vicky Debe Odumegwu Ojukwu also a Lagos based lawyer and children who include : Chukwudubem Debe Odumegwu Ojukwu, Sarah Debe Odumegwu Ojukwu and Ifeanyichim Debe Odumegwu Ojukwu.

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