By CHRIS OCHAYI
Abuja—The National working Committee, NWC, of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, yesterday announced a 14-man committee for the burial of Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegu-Ojukwu.
A statement by Chief Ifeanacho Oguejofor, the party’s National Director of Publicity, stated that the committee would liaise with the family and the national burial committee to give Odumegwu-Ojukwu a befitting burial.
The statement said the committee would hold its inaugural meeting on January 3, 2012, in Enugu.
“We urge the party faithful to close ranks and build on the sound ideals, principles and fundamentals Ojukwu stood and died for. We also pray for a peaceful repose of his departed soul on the bosom of the Lord almighty,” it said.
It said Mr Alfred Nwosu would serve as the burial committee chairman, while Mr Ifeanyi Mbaeri, would serve as secretary.
Other members are Mr Jolly Ngbor, Mrs Chinyere Okeke, Alhaji Ibrahim Garuba, Mr Tondo Joseph, Mr Ferguson Okpara, Mr Morgan Onyalechi and chairmen of the party from Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States.
It would be recalled that Odumegwu-Ojukwu died on November 26 in a London hospital.