The remains of the body of late Ezinne Cecilia Ibenye Ugbala (Nee Nnadi) of the Ibenye Royal family in Okporo Orlu, who slept in the Lord on July 13, 2019, at the age of 70 years, will today Friday, September 27, 2019, be laid to rest at her husband’s compound, to join saints triumphant by 12 noon, after a pontifical requiem mass at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Abara Okporo, scheduled for 10am.
According to the burial arrangement issued by Pastor Prince Kenneth Ugbala, on behalf of the family , the body of the deceased will leave Royal Saints Mortuary Orlu-Ihiala road, Ebenetor Orsu LGA by 8:30am, and lay in state at her husband’s compound by 9:30, before leaving for the funeral Church service.
The pontifical requiem mass will be officiated by the Catholic Bishop of Orlu Diocese, His Lordship, Most Rev. Bishop Augustine Ukwuoma, in the presence of friends, inlaws, relatives and well-wishers, who will throng into the venue today, in sympathy, grief and mourning with the family.
The outing service of the burial will be held on Sunday, September 27, 2019, at the same St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Abara-Okporo Orlu.
Among those left to mourn the late virtuous woman are Prince Kenneth Ugbala, Prince Leonard Emeka Ugbala, Prince Valentino Chinedu Ugbala (Valentino) and Princess Agnes Chinyere Obikwudo among several other relations, grand and great-grand children.