August 03 2020 | The Biafra Telegraph

Late Elder Vincent Mbam of Ikenyi family zone of IPOB in Izzi LGA, Ebonyi state kicked the bucket on 18th March, 2020. He was buried in his country home at Ikenyi in Izzi, on Friday 31st July, 2020 by the Indigenous People Of Biafra Ebonyi state.

IPOB Ebonyi state coordinator, Mazi Igwe Ogbonnaya attended the funeral with some of his executives, the funeral took place few days after the burial of Mazi Igwe Ogbonnaya's late wife, Lolo Onyinyechi Ogbonnaya.

Other dignitaries of IPOB and heads of departments that made it to the funeral were Evangelism Chioma Iwuala the women department leader IPOB Ebonyi state, Mazi Ogeh Friday Igiri IPOB Ebonyi Media Head, Bishop Nwachinemerem Stanley Iwuala the leader of clergies and SCCOB Ebonyi state, Ebonyi local government area women leader, Nwada Elom Oluchi; including many zonal and unit coordinators as well as their members and the host, Mazi Ishioko Jacob the Izzi LGA coordinator and Mazi Uguru Philip, Ikenyi zonal coordinator.

Tens of hundred family members, friends and relatives of the deceased we're equally present to mourn their own and give him the last respect he deserves as tradition demands.

Bishop Nwachinemerem Stanley Iwuala during his sermon emphasized that all must die one day and leave the world, therefore all ought to do the right thing especially those things that pleases Chukwu-Okike-Abiama the creator of the universe in order to secure eternal life in his kingdom.

Speaking to the family on behalf of IPOB family, Mazi Igwe Ogbonnaya urged the family of late Vincent Mbam to take heart and bear the loss, he described his demise as a huge lose to IPOB family not just the immediate family he left to mourn him.

Late Elder Vincent Mbam was survived by three wives, four sons and ten daughters with many grandchildren. He passed on at the age of 82 [1938-2020].

Mazi Joseph Ogbonna Mbam son of the deceased speaking for the family, appreciated those who came from far and near, especially the family of IPOB Ebonyi state for coming out in a large number to console them on the dead of their father and how they have supported the family  since the dead incident, despite the Catholic church Ikenyi where he worshipped abandoning him and decided not to attend the funeral in order to bury him according to their doctrine because of the deceased dedicated involvement in the struggle to restore Biafra.

The funeral was successfully conducted with a clear environmental atmosphere.

Reported by:
Mazi Ogeh Friday Igiri | Timothy Agbidi Chinonso | Peter Ifeanyi Eze
For: Ebonyi State Media

Published by:
Chibuike John Nebeokike
For: Ebonyi State Media

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