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Family releases funeral rites for Chukwuemeka Ezeife


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The family of Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeife, former governor of Anambra State, has announced arrangements for his burial rites.

A funeral rites for the late Harvard trained economist obtained by NewsBand Newspaper, showed that the burial ceremony will begin on Friday, 12th April, 2024.

See the full funeral arrangements for Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife as released by the family:

This is to specially invite you to the burial of HE Dr. Chukwuemeka EZEIFE CON, Okwadike Ndigbo scheduled to take place as follows:

Friday, 12th April, 2024. Service of Songs at the National Christian Center (NCC), Abuja. By 5.00pm prompt.

Saturday, 13th April, 2024. Celebration of life and Times of Okwadike @ MKO Abiola National Stadium, Velodrome Parkage, Abuja. By 10 am

Monday, 15th April, 2024. National Night of Tributes for Okwadike @ the Thisday Dome Central Business District, Abuja by 5pm prompt

Friday, 19th April, 2024.

1. Lying in State at Government House Awka by 10am

2. Tribute on life and Times of Okwadike @International Convention Center Awka by 12pm

3. Christian Wake Keep at Okwadike Country Home Igboukwu by 5:00pm

Saturday, 20th April, 2024. Funeral Church Service by the Salvation Army Church at Igbo-Ukwu by 10am.

Interment follows at Okwadike Country home Igboukwu Anambra State by 1:00pm.

Condolences by Inlaws, Friends, Associates, Groups etc from 2pm

21st April, 2024. Outing Service at the Salvation Army Church Igboukwu by 10:00am

Please join us to bid a befitting farewell to our icon and leader.

May the soul of Okwadike find rest in God’s vineyard. Amen


Chief Dr. Ifedi Okwenna Secretary National Burial Committee and Head of Secretariat.

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