•Family Unveils Burial Plan

The Osamgbi family of Umu Nnikwu village in Asaba, Delta State has made public the funeral arrangement of their father and Diokpa Nnikwu, Ogbueshi Alexander Chukwuma Osamgbi.

The late Ogbueshi Osamgbi who passed on in Asaba at the ripe age of 96 will be buried on July 28, 2023 at Nnikwu, Umuaji Asaba after a requiem mass at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, West End, off Nnebisi Road, Asaba by 10am. This will be followed by a reception at the Dome Event Centre, Okpanam Road, GRA, Asaba.

Osamgbi is survived by many children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, amongst whom are the Director of Special Duties, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr. Isichei Osamgbi; the Vice Principal, Zappa Basic Secondary School, Asaba, Mrs. Uzor Eluaka; Lady Ndidi Okogba of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC); Sir Peter Osamgbi, a businessman; and Mrs. Eruke Omoyowuchowu Titiloye of the Coco Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN).

According to the family, preceding the burial a vigil mass will hold in his honour, on July 27th, 2023 at Catholic Church of The Assumption (Zappa), Umuagu, Asaba while the final traditional rites commences on July 30th at Nnikwu, Umuaji, Asaba, after the thanksgiving mass at Church of The Assumption (Zappa).

A retired civil servant and community leader who had worked across the country, Osamgbi was a devote Christian of the Catholic faith. He spent most of his time in charity work and service to his community to the admiration of all who knew him.


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