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Sir Anthony Okigbo laid to rest

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THE remains of the Late Sir Anthony Okigbo, a member of  Knight of St John International was committed to mother earth amidst tears.

The burial, which was taken  over by Knights of St John International and sections of their members from Aba in Abia State, joined  their colleagues from his mother Church, Umubele, Awka  at St John   and Paul Catholic Church,  Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State.

In a requiem mass, the officiating Priest, Rev Fr Kingsley. O. Ibe gave, “Our Home is in Heaven” as the theme of his Sermon, saying that we are all visitors on this earth and that people will make every effort to go there and meet with their maker. He highlighted Several things that one have to Imbibe on this life and  reminded the people that for any person to be chosen. he must bear heavenly mark and further urged the people to prepare their ways while alive and choose for themselves where to spend their eternity ,

Describing his brother as his backbone, the eldest brother to the deceased, Chief Ndubuisi Okigbo, who spoke on behalf  of the family, highlighted so many positive things about the demise of  Sir Anthony Okigbo. “When I heard of the demise of  my brother, it came to me  as a shock. He was a prime mover. .

The Chairman Tonimas Oil, Chief Anthony. O. Enukeme and the head of Knights of St John International that came for the  burial, said  the deceased   was their business associate and a practicing  Catholic.

Daughter of deceased, Miss Sonia Okigbo, described her father as a hard working man, kind hearted, peaceful and prayerful, cheerful, generous and  also encouraging.

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