The remains of Ezeji Shedrack Nna Nwala have been laid to rest at his country home, Amuzu Umuasumaji, Umuobasiugwu, Umunneokpu in Osisioma Ngwa Local Government Area.
Speaking at the funeral service held at Saint Augustine’s Anglican Church, Okpu-Umuobo Osisioma Ngwa, the Deputy Governor, Sir Ude OKo Chukwu, stressed the need for all to live a life that will make God and people to tell true and wonderful stories about them after death.
Sir Oko Chukwu who described death as a final destination of all mortals, noted that the deceased, Shedrack Nwala who died at the age of ninety-five years was a man of sterling qualities who devoted his life to the things of God, served his community and brought up his children as useful and responsible citizens.
The Deputy Governor who also spoke on behalf of Old Students of Federal College of Education, Akoka, Lagos, where the first daughter of the deceased, Lady Lovinah Ada Ndioti studied, urged the bereaved family to honour their father by living in peace, upholding his legacies and prayed God to bless them.
Earlier in his sermon, Rev. Augustine Alozie, urged Christians to be heaven conscious by living a God fearing life devoid of sinful habits as all must be judged according to our deeds.
In a funeral oration, the first daughter of the deceased, Lady Lovinah Ndioti, described their late father as loving and a God fearing man, full of wisdom and community leader who t devoted his time in training his children and thanked the Deputy Governor and all that identified with them during the burial ceremony