July 21, 2024

Emeka Obasi Begins Journey Home …Faces of Dignitaries Present At The Service of Songs


Quality, not the longevity of one’s life is what is important in life, says Martin Luther King jnr.

From left: Prof. Anya O. Anya, guest, Minister for Transportation, Rt. Hon
Rotimi Ameachi

The journey into eternal rest for Business Hallmark Publisher, Prince Emeka Obasi, who died on Tuesday March 15, 2022 after a brief illness, aged 58 has begun.

GMD, First Bank Holdings, Nnamdi Okonkwo with Zenith Bank MD, Ebenezer Onyeakwu

The journey began on Friday April 8 with service of songs at Trinity Church, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Pastor Wole Oladiyun of CLAM

Prince Obasi was described as an accomplished man and lover of books, who read a lot.

Head of Marketing & Corporate Communication, First Bank, Folake Ani-Mumuney

Among those, who testified to his reading ability and goodness were Head, Corporate Comunication, Dangote Group, a former governorship candidate in Abia State, Dr. Alex Otti, Publisher of Ovation International Magazine, Chief Dele Momodu, Head, Corporate Communications, United Bank for Africa (UBA), Nasir Ramon and many others.

Deputy Editor, Thisday Newspaper, Obinna Chima, Head, Corporate Communications, UBA & Access Bank, Nasir Ramon, Abdul Imoyo and MD, New Telegraph Newspaper, Ayodele Aminu

Dignitaries across financial institutions, and newspaper publishing honoured the man with their presence.

Publisher, Ovation Int’l Magazine, Chief Dele Momodu

Among the notable dignitaries at the service of songs in honour of the departed soul were the Minister Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, MD of Zenith Bank, Ebenezer Onyeagwu, Prof. Anya O. Anya, delectable and woman of substance at First Bank, Folake Anni-Mumuney, Access and UBA Comunication Managers, Abdul Imoyo and Ramon Nasir, former, Corporate Communication Manager of UBA and later Fidelity Bank, Charles Aigbe and others.

Olori Mariam Lawal Akapo (Middle)

The Transport Minister revealed that they thought they could do what they could to make Obasi stay alive but that all these were to no avail.

Comedian Ali Baba, Publisher, Yes Int’l Magazine, Azuh Arinze; Gbenga Adeyinka; Editor, Ovation Magazine, Micheal Effiong, Photo Editor, Hallmark Business Newspaper

Amaechi however, said that the death of Obasi has taught him that life is transcient.

Prince Emeka Obasi was said to have done good till his death.

Wife of the deceased, Dr
Betty Obasi ( middle) with friends, Charles Aigbe( Extreme Right)

Even while on sick bed, he reportedly sent money to widows in the village, as revealed by one of his relatives identified as Okezie.

Nkiru Anunubi

The remains of Prince Emeka Obasi would be committed to mother earth on Thursday April 14 in Abia State.

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