The remains of Pa Ibebe Onajomo Richard, father of the African Democratic Congress candidate, for the Delta State House of Assembly, Ughelli North Constituency 1, Ibebe Rufus Akpobome was over the weekend laid to rest at his hometown Opherin Agbarha at the age of 70.
Gracing the burial ceremony were leaders from all works of life across Delta Central and beyond, family, friends and wellwishers were on ground to pay last respect to Pa Ibebe who during his lifetime beat a path through which many are excelling.
Notable among the dignitaries that attended the burial ceremony are Prince Joe Chukwu, Chairman ADC, Delta state, Chief Emmanuel Gegere,Deputy Gov. Candidate of the ADC, Ughelli South Chairman
Dr. Orekereke Joseph, Uwie Chairman
Charles Akemu, and also the Ughelli North Deputy Chairman, Barr. Ejiro Ehwreme
Rotary Club’s present and past leaders
Rotn. Adanike Ochuko (President),Chief Wilfred Ovuorayevbie (Past President), another Past President, Chief Grace Akpodiete, Olorogun Ominimini Emanye, Lady Keisena Itihwe, Captain Ozah, Clementina Ejabofio (VP), Anthony Joshua and a host of other members also spiced the funeral in attendance even as they consoled bereaved Children of Pa Ibebe to take heart and face life squarely as their father had led an exemplary life which they have replicated by giving him a befitting burial.
Addressing newsmen, Akpomedawaro Ike, Media Director, Ibebe Rufus Campaign Organisation on behalf of the House Of Assembly candidate expressed gratitude to everyone that made the occasion a success.
” I wish to express appreciation on behalf of our incoming Ibebe Rufus to those that honored invitations especially members of the opposition who came in their numbers, enshewing bitterness while expressing solidarity and also to Civil/Social organizations that added colour to the ceremony. Ibebe Rufus appreciates your coming. Journey mercies to your homes. ” he concluded.