BY: VITALIS UGOH, Calabar
The Ndoma-Egba/Nentui Families of Akparabong and Ikom, Cross River State hve announced the burial arrangements of their mother, grandmother and great grandmother Madam REGINA ACHI NENTUI who died on 1st July 2020 at the age of 90 years..
A statement issued by Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba (OFR, CON, SAN) onbhalf of the families said late MADAM NENTUI will be buried in a very simple ceremony according to her wish on the 4th of August 2020 in Ikom.
Until her demise, she was a one time Chairman of old Ikom County Council; (now Ikom, Boki & Etung Local Governments) 1960 – 1963.
The statement said “her remains will make a brief stopover at the Ikom Local Government Headquarters, Ikom before proceeding to the Holy Family Catholic Church, Ikom for a funeral mass,final interment will be a family only event.
The statement also acknowledged all the condolences and goodwill messages extended to us by families, friends and the public on the demise of this most remarkable woman.
” In compliance with her wish and extant government protocols on the Covid-19 pandemic, the burial will be low keyed and devoid of any ceremonies howsoever. There will be no vigil, no reception and no visitations. Condolence visits are put in abeyance until such a time when the families are able to properly celebrate her life.”
Tbe statement also crave the understanding of our friends, well wishers and the public. It is our new normal given the unrelenting corona virus pandemic, and deference to Mama’s wish.
On the date of her burial we enjoin all to join us through prayers for the repose of her soul.