FUNERAL CEREMONY OF PRFESSOR CHINUA ACHEBE HELD AT ST. PHILIPS ANGLICAN CHURCH, OGIDI, ANAMBRA STATE ON MAY 23, 2013. Photos by Henry Unini
Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State (left) and Aviation Minister, Mrs. Stella Oduah.
From Left: Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State, Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State and Senator Stella Emordi.
President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria (left) and his Ghanaian counterpart John Dramani Mahama on arrival at Ogidi, Anambra State home town of the Late Literary icon
Gov Uduaghan and Gov Obi welcomes President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana
Govs Theodore Orji of Abia, Uduaghan of Delta, Rochas okorocha of IMO and Ebonyi Deputy Governor, Engr. Davenport Umahn
The remains of the late literary icon, Prof. Chinua Achebe
A cross section of Achebe’s immediate family including his wife, Christie
Gov Uduaghan, Chief Emenike Ezeife and Anambra former Deputy Governor, Lady Etiaba
From right: Former Nigeria’s Vice President, Alex Ekweme and his wife Virginia, Former UN Sec. Gen, Emeka Anyaokwu, Senator Christ Ngige and Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
From right: President Jonathan and his Ghanaian counterpart, president John Dramani, Rep of South African President and former Nigeria’s VP, Alex Ekweme
Even children were on hand to honour the late litera icon