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NZE SAM IKONNE LIVED A FUFILD LIFE ! FAMILY AND FRIENDS

NZE SAM IKONNE LIVED A FUFILD LIFE ! FAMILY AND FRIENDS

The remains of Late Nze Sam Ikonne was on Thursday, the 20th day of May 2021 laid to rest at his compound in Agburuike Nsulu amidst tears and tributes from family members and sympathizers from all works of life.

In his sermon at the occasion, the Isiala Ngwa Anglican Bishop his lordship, Bishop Temple Nwaogu admonished Christains to live a life that will qualify them for a place in the kingdom of God, stressing that all men shall be judged According to our works.

He described Late Nze Sam Ikonne as a devout Christan, who contributed so much towards the propagation of the gospel of Jesus Christ and called on the family to take solace in the fact that he lived a fulfilled life.

In their condolence messages, the governor of Abia State, Represented by the secretary to the state Government, Chief Chris Ezem described the disease as an all rounder, stressing that he was active in community service, church service and in politics, and assured the family of the support and prayers of Abia State government.

The SSG described death as a leveller and appealed to the living to learn from De Sam’s Demise that all men must die.

In his response, the brother to the diseased and the immediate past vice Chancellor of the Abia State University, Prof Uche Ikonne said his late Elder brother was a father figure to all of them, as he recounted how he abandoned his personal comforts just for their upbringing and thanked the governor of the state and other dignitaries for finding time to come, while urging them to put the family in prayers.

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Among the dignitaries that graced the occasion were the member representing Isiala Ngwa North in the State assembly, Okenze Ginger Onwusibe, and his Obingwa counterpart, former member of the house of Representatives, Hon. Uzo Azubuike, former speaker of Abia House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Chris Enwerenmadu, commissioner for works, Dr. Bob Ogu and other former members of the state executive council, senior special Assistants and special Assistants, business moguls, in-laws and several others too numberous to mention.

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