When Governor Willie Obianor of Anambra State buried his mother, Mrs. Christiana Obiano recently, 55 Bishops and 200 priests stormed the grand event.
Among the top bishops at the burial ceremony is the Archbishop of Onitsha Ecclesiastical Province, Most Reverend Valerian Okeke, who presided the ceremony. Also present is the Papal Nuncio to Ireland, Archbishop Jude Okolo, and Primate, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Rt. Rev Nicholas Okoh.
The ceremony which took place at Father Joseph Memorial Secondary School, Aguleri in Anambra East Local Government Area attracted the presence of other Nigerian dignitaries
Most Reverend Hilary Okeke, Catholic Bishop of Nnewi Diocese, in his message said: “Remember that we must all die one day. Death is for everyone the rich, the poor, the young and only God knows where and when. God had called Mrs. Christiana Obiano at the age of 90 years and tomorrow may be the turn of any of us.”