The burial programme of the late matriarch of the popular Okwuofu family of Obomkpa, Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, Mrs. Joanah Kikanwa Okwuofu, has been released. begin its final home journey on Thursday, 23 May, 2019 .
Mama Okwuofu who died on Tuesday March 12, 2019 after a brief illness at the age of 80 will be buried on Thirsday May 23, 2019.
Before her demise, Mrs. Okwuofu was a businesswoman, devout Catholic, a renowned community leader and a respected member of various Christian and community associations. She hailed from the popular Onochie family of Onicha-Uku. She is survived by her husband, Pa. Thomas Okwuofu, 96, children, and grandchildren.
According to the burial programme released by the family, Madam Okwuofu’s body will leave the Isele-Uku mortuary to the husband’s family compound, Ogbe-Ogene Quarters, Obomkpa, for Christian wake keep on Thursday, 23 May, 2019 .
Funeral mass will hold on Friday, May 24, 2019 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Obomkpa. After the mass, the body will leave in a procession to her home town, Ishiekpe Quarters, Onicha-Uku, for interment which will be followed by entertainment of guests.