The second daughter of Dr. Onyechi Ikpeazu, SAN, lead counsel for Mr. Peter Obi who passed on last week (read here) was buried today at their home town amidst tears.
Chinyelugo Chuba Ikpeazu Jnr., son of the legal luminary, had in an earlier press statement announcing her sudden demise stated that Nwankia died on Saturday, March 11, 2023 after a brief illness and would be buried within the shortest time frame to mitigate the family’s grief
Part of the press statement reads:
It is with a heart filled with grief that the Family of Justice Chuba Ikpeazu, QS, of Umudei, Umuosma Quarters, Onitsha, announces the funeral rites of their daughter, Miss Nwankie Ikpeazu on Friday, March 24, 2023.
Aged 31, Nwankie, who died on Saturday, March 11, 2023, is the second daughter. of the Abuja-based legal luminary, Dr Onyechi Ikpeazu, SAN.
The family decided on account of Nwankie’s youthful age to bury her remains within the shortest time frame to mitigate their grief.
A funeral service was held at the family Church, Our Saviours Church, Umudei, Umuosuma, off Mba Road, inland Town, Onitsha and the body interred immediately after the service in the Family premises.