The Ohambele Community witnessed the presence of dignitaries from all walks of life, Saturday, as the remains of the wife of former Senate President, Adolphus Wabara, received a State burial as approved by the Governor of the State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu.
Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Sir Marc Wabara, his wife, brothers, sisters, their spouses, and the entire Wabara family, were seated by former Senate President, Adolphus Wabara to witness the final burial rites of late Mrs Felicia Wabara.
In his message during the burial titled, ‘Lord, remember me’ the Archbishop, Metropolitan and primate of all Nigeria of the Anglican Church, the Most Reverend Dr. Henry Ndukuba, said death was not the end of a believer, rather the beginning of a new life, adding that late Felicia Wabara lived a fulfilled life spent in the service of God and humanity.
The Archbishop described her as a woman of peace that served the nation meritoriously in various capacities.
Speaking, former Senate President and the chief mourner, Senator Adolphus Wabara noted that his wife died in her faith and should be resting in the bosom of the Lord.
He thanked the governor of Abia State, Dr. Ikpeazu and his Cabinet for their presence and invaluable support for the burial.
Wabara also thanked the deputy Governor of Imo State, Prof. Placid Njoku, who represented the governor, for being physically present to honour the Wabara family.
He said, “I want to thank my in-laws for granting the wish of their sister, my late wife to be buried in her husband’s home”.
The burial ceremony attracted very important dignitaries among whom were former Chief of Army Staff, General Azubuike Ihejirika (retd), the governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Dr. Alex Otti, former Chairman of the Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources, Senator Lee Legodo Maeba, and their entourage.
Also present was a delegation of the Abia State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC.