– Burial, fixed for January 18, 2018
Death has been announced of the father to the National President of Owerri Young Patriots Assembly, (OYPA), Prince Chidi Obi.
In a press statement made available to the Community Watchdog Newspapers, Prince Chidi Obi stated that his late father, Pa Emma Ikechukwu Obi, passed on in the early hours of December 23, 2017 at the age of 80.
According to him, the family, after consulting with the leaders and custodians of Emekuku ancient Kingdom fixed the burial for January 18, 2018. Already concerned Imo Youth leaders and friends of Prince Chidi Obi have set up a burial organizing committee with Comrade Precious Nwadike, Publishers of Community Watchdog Newspapers, as chairman and Comrade Irobi Darlington as secretary.
They have been charged with ensuring effective participation of Imo youths at the burial ceremony of Pa Emmanuel Ikechukwu Obi. Community Watchdog while commiserating with our friend and associate, Prince Chidi Obi over the death of his father, enjoins him to bear the irreparable loss with dignity especially since his father lived a very fulfilled life at 80.