By Ruth Oginyi
Chief Peter Nwanchor Nweke, father to Justice Vincent Nwali Nwanchor of High Court, Ebonyi State has been led to Mother earth at his country home, Omege Noyo Alike, Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
Late Chief Peter Nwanchor Nweke died at the age of 105.
Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi in his tribute described Late Chief Peter Nwanchor Nweke as a renowned community leader, great farmer, and social crusader.
Represented by the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr Cletus Ofoke, Umahi encouraged the bereaved family to take solace in the fact that their late father left an impressive footprint on earth adding they should emulate his footprint.
In his homily, the Bishop of Abakaliki Catholic Diocese, Most Reverend Dr. Peter Nworie Chukwu noted that people should always live a life worthy of emulation.
He noted that it’s only God can determine the length of time one will live on earth and when the journey will be terminated.
The first son of the deceased, Justice Nwali Nwanchor said his late father was a man imbued with hardworking, dedication, patience, reliability, deep love for mankind, and selflessness and assured that those virtuous must be upheld.
In attendance include the Deputy Governor of Ebonyi State, Dr. Kelechi Igwe, Ebonyi State Chief Judge, Justice Elvis Ngene, President of the Customary Court of Appeal, Justice P. U. Uhou, former Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief Martin Nwanchor Elechi and Wife, Josephine, Members of National and State Assemblies, Justices of High Court of Justice, Ebonyi State, Members of the State Executive Council, Captains of Industry, Family members, Friends, and Associates.
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