Recently, Umu-Ada Igbo, Houston, Texas, United States, Chapter, came out in full force to identify with one of their astute members, Mrs. Celestina Ijeoma Ukagwu, whose mother passed away in Nigeria in October 2022.
The colourful ceremony at Royal Hall, Houston, witnessed the creme de la creme of Igbo daughters residing in different cities in the United States.
The event aimed to show love and solidarity for Mrs. Ukagwu and her family as she gears up to give her mother, Mama Susan Ojiugo Amako, a memorable befitting burial in Nigeria.
Madam Ojiugo, aged 85, will be making her exit after a Christian wake at Amako’s Compound in Amuzu Oloko, on Tuesday, April 11, 2023.
On Wednesday, April 12, by 7 a.m., her remains will be conveyed from Madonna Mortuary for a brief stopover at her father’s compound in Umuozugwo, Oloko
By 9 a.m., she will lie in state at her husband’s compound in Amuzu, Oloko.
Around 10 a.m., a funeral Mass for Mama Ojiugo Amako will take place at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Oloko, with interment immediately after at her husband’s compound.
Sunday, April 16, 2023, is outing service at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Oloko.