Mrs Cecilia Nwanyiaka Ujubuonu, nee Nwosu, mother of ex-Minister for Education and Presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party [ACP], Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, is dead.
An obituary announcement from Chief Chukwudumogu Pius Ujubuonu, Ozodinobi Ukpor, said, ”With hearts filled with grief, we announce the death of our dear mother Mrs. Nwanyiaka Ujubuonu.
”She died on Sunday’s night after a protracted illness. Funeral details will be announced later”, he said.
Mrs Ujubuonu died at the age of 78 in her daughter’s residence in Abuja. According to the family spokesman, Ozioma Ubabukoh, late Mrs Ujubuonu hailed from Ndodolu village, Umunuko Ukpor in Nnewi South Local Government of Anambra State.
Late Cecilia’s husband, late Mr. Benjamin Ujubuonu died in 1988. Cecilia, born on April 18, 1942, was a retied businesswoman and member of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG. She died a mother and grand mother.