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Chief Godian Ikebuilo Goes Home In A Blaze Of Glory

On Friday, May 27th 2016, Chief Gordian Ikebuilo (Ichie Okenyi) of Enugwuaja village of Ichi, Ekwusigo L.G.A, Anambra was laid to rest in his country home after a requiem mass at All Saints Anglican Church Ichi. At time of his passage, he was the oldest man in Ichi town. Ichie Okenyi in his lifetime was a successful and well-travelled businessman, he sat on board of many companies including Cutix Cables Plc. As a staunch Christian of Anglican faith, Chief Ikebuilo was a role model in his community, he was a foundation member of St. James Anglican church and all Saint Anglican Church both in Umuezeabu and Enugwuaja villages in Ichi town. His rich knowledge of the Holy book endeared him to become a member of Bible Society of Nigeria. He is survived by his son, Ugochukwu Ikebuilo (Ugo Echu-Echu) 8 beautiful happily married daughters, many accomplished and successful in laws including Prince Okey Ubachukwu and Chief (Sir) Emma Bishop Okonkwo, OFR, (Ikenga Ichi) Chairman Ekulo Group of Companies. It might be recalled that one of his grandsons, Chinedu Ubachukwu was the 11th winner of Nigeria’s longest running reality TV show, the popular Gulder Ultimate search in 2014.

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Daughters of Late Chief IkebuiloDaughters of Late Chief Ikebuilo

Children of the Deceased at the Church ServiceChildren of the Deceased at the Church Service

Mr. Ugochukwu Ikebuilo, Son of the DeceasedMr. Ugochukwu Ikebuilo, Son of the Deceased

Chief & Mrs. Nathan Okonkwo (Ezeugo)Chief & Mrs. Nathan Okonkwo (Ezeugo)

Chief Emma Bishop and Ugochukwu IkebuiloChief Emma Bishop and Ugochukwu Ikebuilo

Lady Ngozi Okonkwo Welcoming Her Husband and His EntourageLady Ngozi Okonkwo Welcoming Her Husband and His Entourage

Sir Emma Bishop Exchanging Pleasantries with GuestsSir Emma Bishop Exchanging Pleasantries with Guests

Sir Emma Bishop and Family Stepping Into His In-Law's CompoundSir Emma Bishop and Family Stepping  Into His In-Law’s Compound

Mr. Emeka Nmeka & Ikenga Ichi, Sir Emma Bishop Okonkwo Mr. Emeka Nmeka & Ikenga Ichi, Sir Emma Bishop Okonkwo

Mr. Gbenga Adepoju & Engr. Dan Nwaiwu of Evans Industries Ltd. with Sir Emma Bishop Okonkwo, OFRMr. Gbenga Adepoju & Engr. Dan Nwaiwu of Evans Industries Ltd. with Sir Emma Bishop Okonkwo, OFR

Mr. Ingram Osigwe, Sir Emma Bishop Okonkwo, Chief Expo ChukwukaMr. Ingram Osigwe, Sir Emma Bishop Okonkwo, Chief Expo Chukwuka

Chief John Udeagbala and Sir Emma Bishop OkonkwoChief John Udeagbala and Sir Emma Bishop Okonkwo

Chief John Udeagbala, Sir Emma Bishop and Sir Tony EzennaChief John Udeagbala, Sir Emma Bishop and Sir Tony Ezenna

Chief Annie Okonkwo, Sir Victor Umeh and Sir Emma Bishop OkonkwoChief Annie Okonkwo, Sir Victor Umeh and Sir Emma Bishop Okonkwo

Benita Chukwuka, Bene Nnoruka, Uche Umeofia and Nonye AniBenita Chukwuka, Bene Nnoruka, Uche Umeofia and Nonye Ani

Chief & Mrs. Sam Ubachukwu with Commissioner of Police Edo State, Chris EzikeChief & Mrs. Sam Ubachukwu with Commissioner of Police Edo State, Chris Ezike

Chief & Mrs. Willy NzewiChief & Mrs. Willy Nzewi

Chief Sam Ubachukwu (Mkpu Oglilga), Chief Emma Konac Aniakor, Friends And Chief Patrick Bozac Chibueze (Akuzurumba)Chief Sam Ubachukwu (Mkpu Oglilga), Chief Emma Konac Aniakor, Friends And Chief Patrick Bozac Chibueze (Akuzurumba)

Mr. Ingram Osigwe and Chief Sam Okonkwo (Enyi-Agbaoso)Mr. Ingram Osigwe and Chief Sam Okonkwo (Enyi-Agbaoso)

PDP Chieftain, Sir Chris UbaPDP Chieftain, Sir Chris Uba

Senator Andy UbaSenator Andy Uba

Sir Tony Ezenna, Hon Jerry Alagbaso, Sir Alex Otti and Police Commissioner Chris EzikeSir Tony Ezenna, Hon Jerry Alagbaso, Sir Alex Otti and Police Commissioner Chris Ezike

Sir Victor Umeh and Chief Nkem Okeke, Deputy Gov, Anambra StateSir Victor Umeh and Chief Nkem Okeke, Deputy Gov, Anambra State

Traditional Rulers Present, Third From Left Is Igwe Peter Anugwu, Eze Ukwu of Mbaukwu Traditional Rulers Present, Third From Left Is Igwe Peter Anugwu, Eze Ukwu of Mbaukwu

H.R.H Igwe Lawrence Nwafor Okonkwo, JP (Anamanalike III), Obi Ichi with Members of his CabinetH.R.H Igwe Lawrence Nwafor Okonkwo, JP (Anamanalike III), Obi Ichi with Members of his Cabinet

High Chief, Senator Ben Ndi Obi High Chief, Senator Ben Ndi Obi

Hon. Chief Jerry Alagbaoso and Chief (Sir) Emma Eziokwu, Akuilili of UtuhHon. Chief Jerry Alagbaoso and Chief (Sir)  Emma Eziokwu, Akuilili of Utuh

Chief Jonathan Uzor Okafor and Mr. Joseph Momah (Ajose)Chief Jonathan Uzor  Okafor and Mr. Joseph Momah (Ajose)

Chief (Mrs.) Ekene Dilichukwu, Lady Chi Ngonadi and a FriendChief (Mrs.) Ekene Dilichukwu, Lady Chi Ngonadi and a Friend