By Ononye VC
The Bishop of Awka Diocese Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor presided over the burial mass on 14th May 2021.
The Anambra State Governor, Chief Sir Willie Obiano who was physically present,eulogised the late Dr Nwankwo for his developmental achievements at the hospital.
The Secretary to the state government, Professor Solo Chukwudebelu,Former Anambra State Governor Sir Peter Obi,Senator Uche Ekwunife and a host of other dignitaries came to pay their last respect to the late medical doctor.
The Knights and Ladies of St Mulumba from various Subordinate councils attended the burial.
The Onitsha Metropolitan Grand Knight,Sir Orakwe led the Knights and Ladies while other past and present Grand Knights were also in attendance.
The befitting burial was attended by various groups and personalities from all walks of life.
The late Dr Nwankwo’s Knighthood sword was in a brief ceremony handed over to his first son by the Grand Knight of Onitsha Subcouncil,Sir Greg Mokwe to continue from where his father stopped.
May his soul rest in peace.