19th November, 2012
The remains of late Ichie Azuh Chimezie Aloysius (Onowu Ezeoma), the father of movie writer, Azuh Amatus, will be interred in his compound in Umudiokpara, Azia, Ihiala LGA of Anambra State, on Wednesday, 12 December.
Ichie Azuh Chimezie Aloysius died on Saturday, 3 November, at the age of 67.
In a statement signed by the deceased’s first son, Azuh Arinze, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, YES International! magazine, the burial obsequies will begin with a Lagos Wake Keep, on Friday, 7 December at the Niteshift Coliseum, Opebi, Ikeja.
It will be followed by a courtesy visit to the Igwe’s Palace in Azia on Wednesday, 12 December, then, a lying-in-state in his Iba, Requiem Mass and thereafter the interment.
Reception and entertainment of guests will also hold at the same venue.
Ichie Ezeoma, Onowu of Eti-Osa, Lagos and Onyeokwereomume of Azia, Ihiala was a devout Christian and revered community leader. He is survived by his wife, Agbara Ichie Anna Azuh, seven children and eleven grand children.