Nise stood still for Late Ugondu Martha Uzoamaka Okoye aka Amulunanma

Church Teacher Okoye Onyibor and family members

Odogwu Emeka Odogwu

It was a sight to behold as family members, clerics, relatives and friends gathered to celebrate the lives and times of Late Ugondu Martha Uzoamaka Okoye aka Amulunanma nee Mogbo who passed on at the age of 85 years.

In his sermon during the church outing service at St John’s Anglican Church Nise, Chaplain, St Paul’s chapel, Federal Government College, FGC, Nise, Awka South local government area, Anambra state Venerable Samuel Assa requested Christians to reunite for Christ Jesus in this perilous times.

He decried the incessant cases of rape in the society, even to minors as well as ritual killings pervading the society sequel to lack of knowledge of God, hence, he enjoined every wise person to seek the face of God first, and obtain mercy in His kingdom. He insisted that only those to be liberated are those in Jesus Christ.

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www.odogwublog.com reports that Ven Asaa lamented that young boys and girls of today rather than embrace God, run away from God , wondering why men are no longer in worship in many churches. He rather encouraged youths and men to stop running away from Jesus Christ since the church is the body of Christ.

He further urged children of God to shun compromising the work of God and embrace God’s desire for them by first listening to their parents as caretakers God handed over their affairs.  He warned that youths should not be deceived by the flesh and evil companion.

The Vicar, St John’s Parish Nise, Reverend Canon Joshua Udemba Eze officiated at the outing service.

In his remarks later while hosting his committee, Rev Chibuike Okoye (Ambassador) , Founder, Divine Salvation ministry international, Iruokwe, Enugu Ukwu, Njikoka local government area, Anambra state lauded Mr Onyibo Okoye and his sisters for taking care of their mother while alive and urged them to remain united for their mothers sake and family blessings to be complete.

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Dr Odogwu and Rev Chibuike Okoye, Ambassador Jukwese

Mr Innocent Njoku of Lead way Pension and an event planner Mr Willy Okonkwo Aka Amalunweze , General Secretary Awka Diocesan Youth Council and Province of the Niger , Brother Chinaza Okoye among others were some members of his committee of friends.

In his appreciation, an Anglican Church teacher at St John’s Nise and son of the deceased, Mr Onyibo Samuel Okoye expressed gratitude to all those who made the burial of his late mother a success and prayed God to bless everyone for their support and show of love. He promised to ensure that the legacies left by her late mother is carried on.

Late Madam Okoye was buried June 26th, 2020 in her Umuazu residence Nise after a requiem.
In his sermon, the Substantive Archdeacon, Nibo Archdeaconry Youth Council, Ven. Goodness Amechi lauded the qualities of late Madam Okoye and urged those living to stamp legacies worthy of remembering them with after they have sojourned on earth.

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Ven Amechi who is also the Vicar St Matthew’s Parish Nibo and Archdeacon, Nibo Archdeaconry led17 clergymen and 9 Church teachers including Ven OnyinyeChukwu O. Ilione (Archdeacon, Agulu Archdeaconry, Ven. B.K Ofili. Archdeacon, Adazi Enu Archdeaconry as well as Revd Canon Nnamdi Ajaoku, Chaplain, Awka Diocesan Youth Council and Province of the Niger to the burial.

During the service of songs, the vicar, Ascension Anglican Church Umugbulu, Nise , Reverend Emmanuel Ezeanyika encouraged Christians to live above board while alive for their legacies to be worthy to be emulated.

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