Ezinne Margaret Nwomeh interred to mother earth

The remains of  Ezinne-  Margaret Nwomeh, mother of the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Mainstream media, Hon Dan Nwomeh, has been committed to mother Earth in her compound,  Umuokorouba village, Ozalla, Nkanu West Local Government Area, Enugu state, Nigeria.

In his homily at the funeral church  service held on Saturday,at St Paul’s Catholic Church,Ozalla, Rev Fr Anthony Igwe extolled the virtues of Ezinne Margret Nwomeh, who was a parishioner and Life member at the Church.

He described  her as a Prayerful, hardworking , humble,responsible,  caring, dedicated , loving and devoted  woman who lost her husband at an early age of 23, held herself,gave her children good training and sound education. He said  through her career as a health worker Ezinne Margret impacted the lives of many in her community.

Pix-The Priest’s final blessing of the remain of Ezinne Margaret Nwomeh

Rev Fr Igwe said  “mama served God  to the best of her ability”. He admonished Christians to  make an impact wherever they are, saying ” our mother believed in God strongly. She does not believe in  half a Christian, half a Pagan , She was a life member. She knew what she wanted for her children.She stood for the truth. Mama was principled, obedient, She was  honest. She does not compromise.

The Priest called on the children to uphold the virtues of obedience , hard work, prayerful life, love, kindness and humility which their mother exhibited while  alive.. He said ,”Learn her  simplicity, prayerful life, dedication. Mama is speaking to all of us:. Mama showed her children love and enjoyed them” .

Pix- Mama’s children

In their tribute, the children of Ezinne- Nwomeh, Angela, Ben, Ijeoma, Dan and Eddy, said their mother taught them” to  love  and fear God and to have faith in His blessings and protection”.

They wrote: the ordeal and challenges their mother endured as a young 23-year- old widow with five children.

Pix- Family photo with the Priests

“Mum taught us  the true meaning of unconditional love. For all these, we thank our Mother Ezinne Margaret Nebechi Nwomeh for her lifetime of love  and devotion  to us. You are the glue  that has made this family together. Because of you, Peter Nwomeh has become  an icon  for the ages.”

In their separate vote of thanks,  sons of the deceased, Prof Ben Nwomeh and Hon Dan Nwomeh promised to sustain the legacies their mother left behind.

Pix- Dan Nwomeh,SSA to the Governor on mainstream media

Pix- Samson Ezea, former Special Adviser Media to the immediate past Governor of Enugu state,Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Pix- 2- Life members

Dignitaries at the funeral , included the Governor of Enugu state, Dr Peter Mbah, who was  represented by the state  Commissioner for Information and Communications, Hon Aka Eze Aka, Commissioners, Hon. Festus Adedayo. former Chief Press Secretary to the former Governor of Enugu state, Sen. Chimaroke Nnamani , heads of agencies and parastatals, former and serving Special Advisers( SPAs), Senior Special Assistants (SSAs) traditional rulers , members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, friends and relations among others.

Pix- Dan and Press Crew members

Pix- Prof Ben Nwomeh ( Mama’s first son)

Ezinne Margaret i Nwomeh died at the age of 77. She  is survived by five children, grandchildren, great-grandchild,  relatives , friends and well-wishers.

Author : Maureen Ikpeama

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