Despite the prevailing insecurity level in the Southeast part of Nigeria most especially in Imo State, the celebration of life and times of the important Sons and Daughters of the Imolites kicked off on Wednesday with a Christian wake – keep of the Nigerian powerful human Rights’ Activist who was the Nation and West African Director of Ford Foundation and also, President of Cleen Foundation, Comrade Innocent Chukwuma, extends today with the Christian wake – keep of the departed Parents, Samuel Sunday and Agnes Chinyere, of a renowned Biography Writer and former Chief of Staff to the former EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Lamorde, Comrade Jimmy Imo, at their hometown, Oru Ahiazu, Mbaise, Imo State.
Comrade Dr Jimmy Imo, who has authored many
beautiful Biographies for so many Prominent Nigerians home and abroad including former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, is another goal gater that the Eastern Region can proud of anytime, anyday, an Astute in the Nigerian Civil Society Community, whose remarks opens any door in the area of Power in Nigeria and International Community.
Our own Comrade Dr Jimmy Imo, who didn’t hide his feeling on receiving the delegation of the Civil Society Organisation and Pro – Democracy Movement led by its Secretary, Comrade AWA Bamiji and assisted by another important Leader of the Group Comrade Solomon Sobade appeares in a black attire in the group picture, is very calm and humble in nature but his societal impacts which always speaks volume louder than Jimmy Imo’s appearance is now not hidden with enough publicity in Town for this joint Burial including the building of a massive Billboard at a major Ohu Ahiara Junction, Mbaise, Imo State, in memory of his Parents, which leads to his beautiful House.
In the event parade, who is who in Nigeria including top Politicians, Cleargies and Traditional Rulers from far and near and that of Mbaise among whom is Eze Francis Ogoke.
Jimmy Imo is a Night in his Saint Anne’s Anglican Church whose Daddy, died at 92, mobilised him and other Siblings to buy a Bus and donate to the Holy Trinity Church” according to One of the glowing Tributes during the event while the betterhalf Agnes Chinyere, who gave up the ghost in March at age of 83 was an Icon in both Church and the Community
The funeral and Reception follow Tomorrow.