By Chigozie Chukwuleta
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, Imo Chapter has condoled with the former DG, National Sports Commission, Dr. Pat Ekeji over the demise of his mother, Ezinne Francisca Ekeji.
The Association in a press statement signed by the Chairman, Everest Ezihe expressed sadness at the death of the Ezinne Ekeji and that it is grieving with Dr. Pat Ekeji who is an ally and Patron of the Association at this period of mourning.
Imo SWAN enjoined the Deputy Chief of Staff (Administration) Imo state Government House and his entire family to take heart and think about Mama’s positive impact to Imo state and Nigeria as a whole after her 100 fruitful years on the earth.
“On behalf of the members of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria SWAN, Imo State Chapter, we extend our heartfelt condolence to you and the entire family of Ekeji over the demise of your mother, Ezinne Francisca Ezeji,” the press statement stated.
“As we join you and the family to mourn the passing on to glory of a rare gem, our prayer is for God in his infinite mercy to grant you and your siblings the strength to bear the irreparable loss.
“May our Almighty Father grant her indefatigable soul and the soul of the departed, eternal rest.”
Ezinne Francisca Ekeji’s interment holds Thursday, December 22nd 2022 at the Ekeji family compound, Umuemeri Ogwu Nguru, Aboh-Mbaise LGA, Imo State after the burial mass.
The Centenarian is mourned by Dr Patrick Ekeji, his brothers and sisters, grandchildren and great grandchildren.