CheCheBlogs brings to you a complete detail on how the burial of the Parents of Nnamdi Kanu, Leader of The Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB), Late HRH Eze Israel Okwu Kanu and his wife late Ugoeze Sally Nmeme Okwu-Kanu was finalized on Valentine’s day being 14th Febuary 2020
The Governor of Abia state, Ikpeazu Okezieh as directed the state ministry of works to ensure the immediate reconstruction of Eze I. O. Kanu road in Afaraukwu Ibeku, Umuahia North Local Government Area (LGA) ahead of the burial.
Here is a live reports from Afaraukwu, the hometown of Nnamdi Kanu in Abia State where the burial ceremony of Nnamdi Kanu’s parents took place on Friday, February 14, 2020.
6:00 AM (Friday, February 14): No sign of Nnamdi Kanu in Nigeria as the burial ceremony of his late parents hold in Abia State.
The remains of Nnamdi Kanu’s parents arrive in the LG.
7:04 AM: Burial ground of Nnamdi Kanu’s parents ready ahead of their burial later today.
8:05 AM (Thursday, February 13 ): Governor of Abia State Okezie Ikpeazu arrived Afarukwu, the hometown of Nnamdi Kanu, to inspect the ongoing project in the community. Governor Ikpeazu did not make any comment.
9:30 AM (Thursday, February 13 ): Jewish worshippers arrive the residence of Nnamdi Kanu’s father on Thursday ahead of his parents’ burial.
12 noon: The bodies of Nnamdi Kanu’s parents moved from the mortuary to Umuahia North Local Government Council in Abia State and will later be moved to his father’s compound in Afraukwu where they will be laid to rest.
1:04 PM: Nnamdi Kanu parents’ remains arrive Umuahia North Local Government Council in Abia State for their final rest. The bodies were received at the council headquarters by the Abia State Council of Traditional Rulers, the transition committee chairman of the LGA and many prominent stakeholders who were on ground to honour the Late Kanus.
1:30 PM: Traditional rulers from Okpobo, Nembe, Ogoni, Ijaw, Isoko and Kwale in Rivers, Delta State, Cross River and Akwa Ibom states, on the ground to pay last respect to Nnamdi Kanu’s parents.
Below are some of the photos taken at the burial in Abia State
The burial ground of Nnamdi Kanu’s parents.
Jewish worshippers arrive Nnamdi Kanu’s father’s compound ahead of parents’ burial ceremony.