The Abia north senator in the red chamber, Orji Uzor Kalu, has hosted an open viewing casket session for his late wife in the United States
According to Kalu, the open casket viewing session was held ahead of the memorial session scheduled for Ifeoma Ada tomorrow, Thursday, April 13
The 2-term former governor of Abia had earlier disclosed that his wife died at the age of 61 and that memorial session would be held in her honour in the United States
Umuahia, Abia – Orji Kalu, the senate chief whip, has continued to mourn his late wife, Ifeoma Ada, as he shared the pictures of the memorial session in her memory in the United States.
While in a mourning mood, the senator representing Abia North was seen putting on a black outfit alongside other mourners at a church in a post on his Twitter page on Wednesday, April 12
Details of memorial session for late Ifeoma Ada, wife of Orji Kalu
The emotion was tense when the lawmaker was seen opening the casket holding the remains of his wife and looking at the body of the late wife.
Kalu, a two-term governor of Abia state, earlier announced that his wife passed away at the age of 61 and that a memorial session would be held in her honour in the United States.
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Orji Kalu was a two-term governor of Abia state between May 29 1999, to 2007, and has been representing the Abia north in the red chamber since he won the senatorial district election in 2007.
He rosed to the position of the senate whip in the 9th senate after he was elected after being elected for the fourth time.
The senator is among the top contender for the position of the 10th senate presidency as he has been re-elected for the fifth time and is the leading senator of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from the southeast, a region allegedly sidelined in Nigeria politics.
Ahead of tomorrow’s service of songs for my late ex-wife Mrs Ifeoma Ada Kalu , we had an open casket viewing at McEwen Funeral Service-Pineville Chapel, North Carolina, USA. We will miss our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, Sister and Aunt. She will be sorely missed by all. pic.twitter.com/D2IC1JNojN
— Senator Orji Uzor Kalu (@OUKtweets) April 12, 2023