We just completed the three day burial rites and funeral of my father-in-law, the late Mr. Hilary Chikwendu of Nanka, Anambra state.
It was a historic occasion and I thank all those that came from far and wide to honor us with their presence and that supported and stood by us.
Special thanks goes to His Royal Highness Igwe Godwin Ezeilo, the traditional ruler of Nanka, the representatives of Ohaeneze, the representatives of Afenifere and the representatives of the Ooni of Ife for attending the funeral and to the people of Nanka for making it such a great occassion.
I also thank His Royal Majesty the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja 11, Prophet T.B. Joshua of SCOAN, the President of CAN, Rev. Samson Ayokunle, the President of Ohaeneze, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, the Deputy Leader of Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyari, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state, Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwanyi of Enugu state, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara state, Deputy Governor Ude Oko Chukwu of Abia state, the Chairman of the Security and Exchange Commission, Mr. Olufemi Lijadu, the Chairman of Innoson Motors, Chief Chukwuemeka Innosen, the former Minister of Special Duties, Alhaji Tanimu Turaki SAN, the former Minister of National Planning, Alhaji Abubakar Sulaiman, the Leader of IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the spokesman of the Yoruba Summit Group, Mogaji Adejumo, the spokesman of the CAN President, Pastor Bayo Oladeji, Chief Awotide Akantioke, Chief Ifeanyi Ejiofor, Pastor Anjorin of Mountain of Fire Ministries, Rev. Emmanuel Olorunmagba of Total Liberation Mission and countless others for their prayers, encouragement and display of love and solidarity at this difficult time.
May God reward, bless and keep you all and may Papa’s beautiful soul rest in peace.