Industrialist, Emma Bishop Okonkwo, buries stepmum
All roads will on April 15th, 2023 lead to Umuezeabu, Ichi in Ekwusigo Local Government area of Anambra State as an industrialist and chairman of Ekulo Group of companies, Chief Emma Bishop Okonkwo OFR (Ikenga Ichi) celebrates the life and times of his stepmother, the late Madam Janet Nwanneka Okonkwo.
Chief Okonkwo, whose Evans Nigeria Ltd, a subsidiary of the Ekulo Group, manufactures a range of household items and beauty care products, including the popular Eva Complexion soaps, Hawaii Soap variants etc , said his stepmother and matriarch of the Okonkwo Family lived a fulfilled, salutary and exemplary life, hence the family will spare no cost to give her a befitting burial. The late Madam Okonkwo (nee Amah) departed at the age of 90.
A devout Christian during her life time, the deceased was variously popular as Agbala na acho nkeya.
A statement by Chief Bishop Okonkwo jointly signed with Chief Akurienne Osita Okonkwo , indicates that Madam Okonkwo’s internment at her compound will be preceded by a funeral service while outing service comes up on Sunday, 16th April 2023 at St. James Anglican Church, Ichi.