Enweremadus’ holds memorial service for dad, sets up N5M education endowment fund…Says family is intact, loving and peaceful
The late Eze Benard Enweremadu family has set up education endowment fund of N5 million in memory of the deceased king.
Announcing the philanthropic act on behalf of the family at St. Michaels’ and Angels’ Church, Ahiaba Okpuala parish, Ngwa-Ukwu archdeaconry, diocese of Isialangwa, Anglican communion, during the one year memorial/thanksgiving service in memory of the traditional head of Ngwaland and Ezeukwu Ngwa-Ukwu, His Eminence Eze Benard Enweremadu, his first son, Rt. Hon. Prince Christopher Enweremadu also disclosed that the sum of N1 million for students and undergraduates (N500,000 for sponsorship of WAEC candidates and N500,000 for bursary to the university undergraduates) who worship in the church.
The family also made a car donation to the priest in charge of the Church.
Crown Prince Enweremadu who is also the Abia State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs said that the life of his late defines philanthropy.
He said since the demise of his father, the family has remained intact, loving and peaceful and appreciated God’s divine blessings which have immensely aided them to work together as a family.
In his speech, the Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu appreciated the family for making him proud even when some people had thought that the family will disintegrate after the death of their father.
Gov. Ikpeazu who appreciated the hand of God in the family and the wisdom applied by the Enweremadus encouraged them to continue to improve their love for one another and keep on moving towards uniting themselves for the sake of the legacies of their last father.
In a sermon earlier, captioned “A righteous has hope even in his death”, drawn from the Bible book of Proverbs chapter 14 verse 32, the Anglican Bishop of Isialangwa diocese, His Lordship Rt. Rev. Temple Onyinyechi Nwaogu appreciated God for keeping the Royal family intact even after the death and burial of the king.
The Bishop who described the late Eze Enweremadu as a gallant soldier, traditional ruler par excellence, fondly appreciated by his admires as as a king of Africa, maintained that death is not the end of the righteous but a transition to a better life and a better place.
He enjoined the to strive to live a better life to make eternity and also through their godly lifestyles, leave lasting legacies on earth for posterity sake.
He appreciated God’s divine mercy and grace which saw the congregation to witness the Christmas celebration despite the ills that have bedeviled the nation and the global village.