A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, and a Lead Counsel in the legal team of Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, pursuing his petition against the result of the 2023 Presidential election, Dr Onyechi Ikpeazu (SAN) has lost his second daughter, Nwankie Ikpeazu.
The daughter of the renowned legal luminary was said to have passed on last week after a brief illness and her funeral Mass has been fixed for the 24th of March, 2023 at their Onitsha hometown.
As condolences continue to pour in, Dr Ikpeazu’s 1984 Law School classmates visited his residence to sympathise with him over the unfortunate demise of his daughter.
Below is the full text of the statement by the Ikpeazu Family:
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.
According to a family funeral programme, a funeral service will be held at 9 am at the family Church, Our Saviours Church, Umudei, Umuosuma, off Mba Road, inland Town, Onitsha on Friday 24, 2023.
The Family, however, most graciously requests privacy at her funeral ceremonies and interment.
The body will be interred immediately after the service in the Family premises.
Meanwhile, as condolences continue to pour in, Dr Ikpeazu’s 1984 Law School classmates have visited his residence to sympathise with him over the unfortunate demise of his daughter.
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