Soludo Buries Late Father, adheres to State Burial Law

Soludo Buries Late Father, adheres to State Burial Law

Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, of Anambra State adhered strictly to the state’s burial law as he laid his late father, Pa Simeon Soludo, to rest.

The entire ceremony was carried out in compliance with the law and devoid of opulence such as Asoebi, posters or funeral programme booklets.

The burial witness notable personalities including Nigeria’s Vice President Senator Kashim Shettima who stood in for President Bola Ahmed Tinubu attended the funeral mass celebrated by Peter Cardinal Okpalaeke at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Isuofia.

Speaking during the burial, Governor Soludo expressed deep gratitude to all who came to support his family during their difficult time.

He emphasized the importance of honoring loved ones both in life and death while stating that a “decent burial” should not require financial hardship or exert undue stress on people especially the poor.

The Governor praised Anambra State’s burial law which promotes affordability and locally-sourced refreshments while recalling his father’s faith and strict discipline credited with instilling strong work ethics in him and his siblings.

Amidst grief but resolute spirit, Governor Soludo vowed on behalf of the family to carry forward their father’s legacy.

In his sermon, Most Rev. Jonas Benson Okoye, Catholic Bishop of Nnewi stated that there is a certain time for every person on earth to die whether we like it or not noting that Pa Simeon Soludo lived a life pleasing God.

notable individuals attended this event including Governor Alex Otti of Abia State, Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu State, former governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi, former Governor of Imo State, Sen Rochas Okorocha, Sen. Victor Umeh, Sen Ifeanyi Ubah, Senator Uche Ekwunife ,members of Anambra State Executive Council, Relations, Friends, well wishers among others demonstrating unity despite religious differences.

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