The remains of the patriarch of the Azuh family, Ichie Azuh Chimezie Aloysius (Onowu Ezeoma), will be interred in his compound in Umudiokpara, Azia, Ihiala LGA of Anambra State, on Wednesday, December 12, 2012. Ichie Azuh Chimezie Aloysius died on Saturday, November 3, 2012, at the age of 67.
In a statement signed by the deceased’s first son, Azuh Arinze, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, YES International! magazine, the burial obsequies will begin with a Lagos Wake Keep, on Friday, December 7, at the Niteshift Coliseum, 34, Salvation Road, Opebi, Ikeja, at 4.p.m.
It will be followed by a Courtesy Visit to the Igwe’s Palace in Azia on Wednesday, December 12. Then, a Lying-in-State in his Iba, Requiem Mass and thereafter the interment.
Reception and entertainment of guests will also hold at the same venue.
Ichie Ezeoma, Onowu of Eti-Osa, Lagos and Onyeokwereomume of Azia, Ihiala was a devout Christian and revered community leader. He is survived by his wife, Agbara Ichie Anna Azuh, seven children and eleven grand children.
Among them: Azuh Arinze (Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, YES International! magazine), Mrs. Anderline Nwankwo, Rev. Fr. Chijioke Azuawusiefe (SJ), Azuh Amatus (Editor, Entertainment and Sunday Express Newspapers), Amaka, Augustus and Augusta.