Atiku Visits Ihedioha Over Mother’s Death (Photos)


Former vice president of Nigeria and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday paid a condolence visit to the former Imo governor, Emeka Ihedioha over the death of his mother, Dame Dorothy Nsonma Ihedioha.

CHECKPOINTCHARLEY reported that Dame Ihedioha (Nee Okereke) died last Thursday at the age of 90.

She was born to Okereke royal family in Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of Imo State, but married in 1951 at the age 20 years to Bernard Ihedioha, who died in 1995.

The matriarch gave birth to 13 children, including former governor of the state, Mr Ihedioha, although five of them reportedly died later.

A holder of Standard Six and Teachers’ Grade II Certificates, the nonagenarian served as a teacher at Central Primary School, Mbutu, a community in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of the state.

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