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Ojoto monarch buries mother amidst tributes



Traditional ruler of Ojoto in Idemili South Local Government Area, Anambra State,  Igwe Gerald Mbamalu  has buried his mother, the late Mrs. Philomena Mbamalu who died at the age of 82 amidst tributes.

  The crème de la crème of the society from Anambra and beyond were both present and represented to offer their good will messages to the family of the bereaved.

  According to the Ojoto Traditional Prime Minister, Chief Patrick Onwuaraghi, “she was a good person and mother to all. She had the penchant to train people whether you were her child or not. 

  Chief Amobi Adirika described the matriarch as a peace and unity loving woman who unified her home and brokered peace anywhere she found herself.

  Prof. Chika Mmaduabum said that she contributed to mentoring many illustrious sons and daughters of Ojoto as a renowned teacher and multi-talented person.

 Also a legal practitioner, Jonathan Meneke, said that she taught them how to respect elders, authority and respect themselves in other to be respected in the society.

  The duo of Chiefs Samuel and Chinedu Ezeofia asked the monarch to take heart, saying that he was the one to bury the mother not otherwise.,

  Secretary, Ojoto Akanasato Union,  Gabriel Okeke, described the deceased as a compendium of knowledge who liked counseling anyone who came around her irrespective of the person’s age.

  Chief Okechukwu Arinze said that the late matriarch was very hard working and led many organizations.

Igwe Mbamalu was delighted for the huge turnout of people from different walks of life and societal strata who came to commiserate with them at the time of grief.

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