The Ibe family of Ede village, Adazi Ani in Aniocha Local Government Area of Anambra State has announced the transition to eternal glory of their matriarch, Madam Louisa Nwamalubia Ibe.
Aged 79, the late Mrs Ibe was the mother of a prominent business mogul and industrialist, Chief Donald Ibe (Isimili Adazi Ani, Aku Chukwu Adazi Ani).
She was the first daughter of the late Chief Edward ogbunyeisiogu Eyisi and Mrs Agnes Atunma Eyisi of Ezi Etiti village Omeke kindred, Adazi Ani.
A dashing beauty during her youth, Mrs Ibe got married early to chief Boniface Achebe Ibe (Ugonwafor) of Urunkwo village also in Adazi Ani and together they had seven children.
During her life time Mrs Ibe was a shrewd businesswoman,devout Christian, philanthropist and a community leader.
Mrs Ibe’s dedication to the Catholic church and the things of God, as well as service to humanity earned her numerous honours in the Church in Adazi Ani.
A programme of events as released by Chief Donald Ibe indicates that his mother’s rites of passage will commence on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 with Night of Songs/Tributes at the late Boniface Ibe’s compound, umunkwo clan, Ede village, Adazi Ani.Time is 6 pm.
The next day, Thursday November 7 at 10am, Requim mass in her honour comes up at St.Peter’s Catholic Church, Adazi Ani.
Internment follow’s immediately at her husband’s compound.
Funeral rites continue on Friday, November 8 and Saturday, November 9 respectively while Thanksgiving Mass holds on Sunday, November 10 at St.Peter’s Catholic Church, Adazi Ani.
Madam Ibe is survived by seven Children, including Chief Donald Ibe( Isi Mili Na Adazi)( first son), grand children, great grand children and host of other relations.