By Godwin Obi
When Anon said that ”Life is the Illusion Death is the Ultimate truth”, not many people understood him. The reality began to dawn on the people all over the world when they began to lose their loved ones.
Hon. Chuma Nzeribe, a maverick politician and former member of the House of Representatives, from Anambra state, appears to have joined the list of other prominent Nigerians who have lost either their mothers or fathers, as death claims his mother, Ma Ezinne Christiana Nzeribe, popular, in Uzoakwa Ihiala Community as Ikuneche.
Politicians from the political divides in the state, see the death Ikuneche, as a big loss to the Anambra state born politician, because of their closeness. She was said to have died at the age of 97, which many believe calls for celebration.
The Value News learnt that since the Mama died last November, the family House of Nzeribe, has been turned to a ‘’Mecca’’ of a sort for politicians seeking for relevance in the state. The former member of the House of Representatives and Chairman of the Committee for Works, according to political sources could not have made much appreciable impact in the House without the support of the late aged mother, who was said to have always been a source of inspiration and guidance to him.
Going by the burial arrangement released by the family she will be interred on January 8, 2020 at Late Chief John Nzeribe’s compound, Umudike, Uzoakwa Ihiala . As a prelude to the final burial, a mass vigil has been slated for January 7, 2020 by 5 PM prompt at the Late Chief Nzeribe’s compound.
Late Ma Nzeribe was a highly respected and committed Catholic who was said to have participated in all the Diocesean activities and very generous. It is expected that all Catholic faithfuls in Anambra state, who knows her worth while alive would be at Uzoakwa Ihiala, to pay their last respect to the deceased.
Among the children of the late Ikuneche are Dr. Mrs. Ijeoma Umolu, Mrs. Priscila Nnabuife, Hon. Chuma Nzeribe, Mrs. Amaka Ubajekwe, Ntomchukwu Nzeribe, who is an Assistant General Manager, AGM, Fidelity bank, regarded as one of the fastest growing new generation Banks in the country and Okechukwu Nzeribe who lives in London, United Kingdom, UK .
She was said to have lived a fulfilled life having great grand children who were always around her in the village.
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