Friday September 18,2020, the body of Mrs. Ekeocha Rose Okpo will be committed to mother earth. She was the grandmother of Ikemba Don Uba, KSP , the Publisher of ECHO NEWS newspaper Owerri, even as she died last Saturday April 11,2020 at the age of 105.
Until her death, Mrs Okpo was a devoted Christian, who practised Catholic faith.
According to a press release signed by her grandson, Ikemba Uba and made available to newsmen in Owerri Monday, the deceased was a woman of substance and virtue, whose legacy of uprightness, charity and piety would ever remain unmatched.
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Furthermore, her internment takes place at her husband’s compound, Umuocham Okporo (Behind Orie Okporo Market, near Afo Ala Square) Orlu LGA, Imo -State, after a concelebrated requiem mass at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Okporo by 10am.
Reception of sympathizers, according to the release, will take place at the same venue.