The remains of Dame Dorothy Ihedioha, mother of former governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, will be buried on June 16 in her native Mbaise, according to a statement on Thursday, personally signed by Ihedioha.
He said his deceased mother would be laid to rest after a service of song at St James Anglican church, Asokoro- Abuja on June 6 and a funeral service at St Peter’s Anglican church at Mbutu – Mbaise, Imo State on June 16.
The statement read, “The family of late Nze B.M. G. Ihedioha, announces the burial of our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and Matriarch of the Ihedioha Family, Dame Dorothy Nsonma Ihedioha (Nee Okereke) on Friday, June 16th 2023.
“Dame Ihedioha transited to glory in Abuja on Thursday April 20, 2023 at the age of 90.Related News
“According to the funeral arrangements, there will be a Service of Songs in her honour at St James’ Anglican Church, 39 Haile Selassie Street, Asokoro, Abuja on Tuesday, June 6, 2023 at 5pm. Another Service of Songs will hold in Mbaise, Imo State on Thursday, June 15, 2023 at the Ihedioha’s Family Compound, Aronta, Mbutu-Mbaise, Imo State at 5pm.
“The Funeral Service will take place on Friday, June 16, 2023 at St Peters Anglican Church, Mbutu-Mbaise, Imo State at 11am while internment follows immediately at the family compound.
“The family appreciates the prayers, condolence messages, visits and support from relatives, friends, well-wishers and associates at this moment of grief.
“While we mourn this irreparable loss, we are consoled by the life she lived and thank the Almighty God for her enduring legacies and the blessing of a place in His bosom.”