Prince Ned Nwoko Mourns The Demise Of The Great Agidigbo Of Ndokwa Land.
By Frank Iroroh
The initiator and financier of ‘Project Let’s Eradicate Malaria In Africa, Hon Prince (Dr) Ned Munir Nwoko, has joined the good people of Ndokwa land and indeed Anioma nation, to mourn one of the greatest academician of the zone, late Prof B. I. C. Ijeoma, the Agidigbo of Ndokwa land.
In a message released to his media aides, the Star Prince of Anioma nation described the news of the passing on of the erudite professor of Sociology, as sad and painful.
He described the academic giant as a courageous man, an activist, author and a torchbearer, whose footprint in the struggle for the reordering of the Nigerian sociopolitical stratosphere, will remain indelible.
Prince Ned Nwoko enjoined the family to take solace on the fact that their late father had lived a fulfilled life.
His words, ‘I received the news of the passing on of Prof B. I. C. Ijeoma with sadness and pain.
He was a great academician, author, activist and a community leader, whose contributions to the
educational and sociopolitical development of Nigeria will remain indelible in the sands of history of the country.
I want to join the good people of Ndokwa land and Anioma nation, to mourn the passing on of this great son of the region. Whilst condoling the family for the demise of their great loving father, I want to urge them to take solace on the fact that he lived a fulfilled life. May his soul rest in eternal grace.’ He stated.
Late Prof B. I. C. Ijeoma, the Agidigbo of Aboh kingdom, was a great political leader, a Professor of Political Sociology, author, scholar, activist and a high chief of Ndokwa land. He transited into eternity on Friday 13 March 2020, at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital ( LUTH), at the ripe age of 83.