By Bartholomew Madukwe
ANAMBRA — Judges and magistrates across the country have called on mothers to live an impressive and accomplished life of service despite harsh economic challenges in the country.
They stated this at the burial of an educationist, Mrs Caroline Uwakwe, in Anambra State.
Judges in attendance were Justice Eze Udu, Justice Ebuke Ngene, Justice Benson Ogbu, Justice Franklin Edem, Justice John Labuji and Justice Ken Eze.
Others included Justice Omaka Elekwa, Justice Thelma Achom, Justice I.P. Chima, Justice N. Nwamchor, Justice Elvis Ngene, Justice Chris Eze, Magistrate Stephen Nwode and Chief Magistrate Nnenna Onuoha.
The burial was also attended by Senator Obinna Ogba, former Attorney General of Ebonyi State, Chief Vincent Nwafor, members of Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Abakaliki, entrepreneurs and traditional rulers.
Speaking on the demise of Uwakwe, Senator Ogba explained that death was a debt waiting for all to pay, but nobody knew when and how.
“That is why at anytime, we should be prepared to pay the debt. Now that it is the turn of Mrs Caroline Uwakwe, what can we do?” he added.
According to the former Attorney General, Uwakwe was an ardent Catholic, with a special care for seminarians on apostolic work.
Former Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic, ASUP, Federal Polytechnic. Oko chapter, Anambra, Dr. Onyeka Uwakwe, noted that the deceased provided special care for the less-privileged and people of her community.
“However, her creator took her away peacefully and quietly on January 8, 2017. Her impressive and accomplished life of service to all is still evergreen in our mind,” he asserted.