Political icon, late Prince Vincent Ogbulafor goes home in grand style

Political icon, late Prince Vincent Ogbulafor goes home in grand style

The metropolitan Archbishop of Owerri Diocese, His Grace, Most Reverend Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji said that the comfort man can benefit comes only from God, who has the mandate to give and take life.

Archbishop Ugorji stated this while speaking at Holy Cross Catholic Church Ahiaukwu Olokoro in Umuahia South LGA of Abia State during the funeral mass of late Prince Sir Vincent Eze Ogbulafor, the former National Chairman of the People’s Democracy Party, PDP.

While acknowledging that late Prince Ogbulafor was a gentle man who exhibited good deeds, and a philanthropist died peacefully in far away Canada on 6th October, 2022 where he was receiving treatment.

Ugorji who was the immediate Bishop of Umuahia Catholic diocese, noted that God has the authority to call us back home when He feels. In the spirit of faith, Ugorji stated that the Lord gave Prince Vincent Ogbulafor has called him back because He gives knowledge and wisdom, urging the family to take solace in God.

According to Archbishop Ugorji, death is part of the misery of life, a debt all mortals must pay. He observed that no one takes the turn of another person in dying.

Drawing reference from the book of Ecclesiastes chapter 32, verse 10 to 11, the cleric advised believers to preserve their treasures in heaven. He further described the late Sir Vincent Ogbulafor as a generous man, who laboured faithfully in his family, community Olokoro, Abia State and Nigeria at large.

Archbishop Ugorji said that many people who depended on Vincent Ogbulafor will miss him, including his family and friends. He therefore urged the wife, children, entire Ogbulafor family, Olokoro community among others to take solace in God and prayed to God to grant his soul peaceful rest.

Also speaker, the Governor of Abia State, Dr Alex Otti consoled the entire family of EzeOgbulafor to bear the loss bearing in mind that their son impacted so many lives. Governor Otti disclosed that his political sojourn cannot be complete without the name of late Sir Vincent Ogbulafor, whom he acknowledged encouraged him to join politics in 2009.
He added that the late political icon fought a good fight, lived well and left a lot of legacies, as well as prayed to God to accept his soul.

The first son of Sir Vincent Ogbulafor, Uchenna commended men and women who took time to attend the service to bid their father goodbye. He expressed happiness to everyone who contributed to see that his father was given a befitting burial and prayed to God to reward them immensely.

The service also featured the presentation of a condolence message (resolution) to the family of the late Sir Vincent Ogbulafor by Knight of Saint John International, of which Sir Vincent Ogbulafor was a member.

Present at the event were, the deputy governor of Imo state, Professor Plastic Njoku, Darlington Nwokocha represented Senate president, Godswill Akpabio, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar was represented by former minister of defence, Col Austin Akobundu (retired) the Catholic Bishop of Aba, Most Reverend Professor Augustine Echema, former governor of Anamra state, Okwesirieze Nwodo, the immediate past deputy governor of Abia, Sir Ude Oko Chukwu, former pro-chancellor of the federal university of Kogi State, Senator Chris Adighije, Senator Nkechi Nwogu, former minister of labour, Nwadiala Emeka Wogu, Abia state speaker, Chief Emereuwa, clergymen and women both from within and outside Nigeria, captains of industries, business tycoons, knights and ladies, Royal fathers and traditional rulers, Christian organisations, the representative of Enugu and Ebonyi governors among others.


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