President Jonathan, Gov. Uduaghan Honour Late Literary Icon, Chinua Achebe

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.
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.
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
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
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Gov Uduaghan and Gov Obi welcomes President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana
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Govs Theodore Orji of Abia, Uduaghan of Delta, Rochas okorocha of IMO and Ebonyi Deputy Governor, Engr. Davenport Umahn
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The remains of the late literary icon, Prof. Chinua Achebe
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A cross section of Achebe’s immediate family including his wife, Christie
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Gov Uduaghan, Chief Emenike Ezeife and Anambra former Deputy Governor, Lady Etiaba
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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
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From right: President Jonathan and his Ghanaian counterpart, president John Dramani, Rep of South African President and former Nigeria’s VP, Alex Ekweme
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Mourners
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Ogidi elders
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The Clergy
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Even children were on hand to honour the late litera icon
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Blank NEWS Online founding Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Albert Eruorhe Ograka, is a Graduate of Mass Communication. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Journalism from the International Institute of Journalism (IIJ).

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