Ex-gov Ihedioha’s mum dies in Abuja

Emeka Ihedioha and mum

Dame Dorothy Ihedioha (nee Okereke), mother of the former governor of Imo State Emeka Ihedioha, has died aged 90.

Ihedioha, a former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, disclosed this on Friday in a post on Facebook titled, “Our Matriach transits to eternity.”

According to the ex-governor, his mother died on Thursday, April 20 in Abuja surrounded by her family.

“After a fruitful and eventful life of God’s abundant mercies and grace, our mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Dame Dorothy Nsonma Ihedioha (Nee Okereke) gloriously transited to eternity on Thursday 20th April 2023 in Abuja, with her family by her side.

“Mama celebrated her 90th birthday on 28th August 2022.

“While we thank friends and well-wishers who identified with us, particularly during our mother’s last days, we enjoin you to remember the family in your prayers,” he said.

Funeral arrangements will be announced in due course, he added.