Late Chief R.O Ugwuegbu, Ebekuo Dike 1 of Umuna would be committed to the mother earth on Friday October 16.
This is even as the Umuna Autonomous Community mourns his exit.
In a release signed by his son, Obinna Ugwuegbu and made available to Lead, the remains of the deceased would leave St. Damians Hospital Okporo for his home Umunnoka in Umuokwaraiku on the said date where he would be laid to rest after funeral mass at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Umuna.
Speaking with the lead, the Traditional Ruler of Umuna HRM, Eze Dr. Douglas Okwara while describing his death as unfortunate recounted some of the positions held in Umuna by the deceased which include the seat of the Prime Minister, Vice President Umuna, Town Development Union, a one time chairman of Umunnoka village amongst others.
Igwe Umuna who prayed for God to grant the deceased eternal rest revealed that Umuna and Uzoubi Umuna have lost a hero.