The family of Ichie (Hon.) Bartholomew Iweha Okafor Ogu of Umuokoro Umuariam Obowo, Imo State, Nigeria have officially announced the passage on to eternity of their Patriarch, Ichie Hon. Bartholomew Iweha Okafor Ogu after a brief illness.
A statement by the family, said that Ichie Okafor Ogu, who is survived by Sir Desmond Okafor (KSM), Dr. Charles Okafor, a Comptroller of Immigration Service and many other relatives, friends and associates, passed on at the age of 104 on March 1, 2021.
He announced the burial arrangements as follows:
June 11, 2021- 5:00 PM
Vigil and Wake Keep Mass at his Country Home, Ezi Okafor Ogu, Umuosele, Umuokoro, Umuariam Obowo
June 12, 2021
7:00 AM – Body leaves Madonna Hospital Mortuary, Aguneze Mbaise
8:00 AM – Body arrives Ndiuhu Amuzi
8:30 AM – Body arrives Eke Umuariam Market Square for a Valedictory Aladimma Session
8:45 AM – Body arrives Uhuri Umuokoro
9:00 AM – Body arrives Ukwuegbu Umuosele
9:45 AM – Body arrives Ezi Okafor Ogu for Lying-in-State
11:00 AM – Requiem Mass at CKC Catholic Church Umuokoro Umuariam
1:00 PM – Interment in his compound
Reception follows immediately the traditional announcements of his achievements (Itu Aka Esse).