The members of IPOB in Ebonyi state on Thursday 9th, May 2019 unanimously attended the funeral of her late member, Mrs Ifeoma Achuka, who died on March 26th, 2019 after a brief illness.

Before her death, late Mrs Ifeoma Achuka was a hardcore member of IPOB led by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu in Ebonyi state, Abakaliki Province.

The members of IPOB in the state who attended the funeral used the opportunity to further preach the gospel of Biafra restoration to the entire domiciled of the area and all who attended the burial from Anambra state and beyond.

Mazi Hycent Nnabuike An elder in the community also a Biafra veteran who persisted that the members of IPOB who attended the funeral of his late cosine sister must step foots in his compound took time to narrate his ugly experiences before, during and  after the genocidal war between Nigeria and Biafra from 1967-1970, he prayed Chukwuokike Abiama (God Almighty) to keep and protect Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and those who are genuinely agitating to restore Biafra, he pledged his total loyalty and support to IPOB till Biafra is restored.

Mazi Ezike Wisdom the Ebonyi North senatorial district coordinator and some of his executives attended the burial, Mazi Iduma Onyemachi the Ebonyi state welfare officer represented the state coordinator, Mazi Igwe Ogbonnaya in the burial.

Mrs Onyibe Celine and Mrs Elom Oluchi represented the women in the burial including others numerous to mention here.

Mazi Wisdom Ezike Nwambam, Ebonyi north senatorial district coordinator while addressing the family and those who came to solicit with the family; encouraged them to take heart as they mourn the death of their beloved daughter, sister and aunty. He confirmed that before her untimely demise, that late Mrs Ifeoma Achuka was a hardcore member of IPOB in Ebonyi state, Abakaliki province. 

Speaking for and on behalf of the state IPOB, Mazi Iduma Onyemaechi who represented the state coordinator the welfare officer appealed to the family to bear with them on the side that the attendants from the state were not much as usual, this he blamed on the other schedules seriously seeking the immediate attention of the state which according to him was inevitable, he assured them that the contributions made by late Ifeoma Achuka in the agitation to restore Biafra in Ebonyi and beyond shall not be forgotten in a hurry, he added that all the things that IPOB ought to do for the family of the deceased must be done duly, he prayed Chukwuokike Abiama to prevent the reoccurrence of such a tragic death in their family henceforth.

Many who attended the burial declared their interests to identify with IPOB and make their meaningful contributions which they were guided on how to go about it.

The message for the 'Sit At Home' in honour and remembrance of the Biafra fallen heroes and heroines by IPOB and all Biafra lovers of freedom in the entire Biafra land on 30th May, 2019 as affirmed by the leadership of IPOB was equally disseminated to the public, who reacted in accordance to comply to the message.

Speaking for the family, the parents to the deceased, Mr & Mrs Achuka who based in Abakaliki the capital of Ebonyi state for business; appreciated those who came to mourn with the them at the time of their distress, they prayed God to grant them safe journey back to their various homes.

Written by:
Ogeh Friday Igiri
For: Ebonyi State Media

Published by:
Chibuike John Nebeokike
For: Ebonyi State Media

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