The executive governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Udom Emmanuel is set to bury his father, Late Elder Gabriel Emmanuel Nkanang on the 15th day of February, 2020.
The information was made public by the close family source through social media handle of Mr. Aniekeme Finbarr, the Special Assistant to the governor on Media. According to the source, the funeral will attract top personalities across the country and in diaspora owing to the exalted position his son, Mr. Udom Emmanuel is occupying.
The Late Patraich was a teacher who instilled knowledge and disciplines on many great men and women of today day and he died a fulfilled death.
Late Gabriel died at the age of 90 on 1st December, 2019 and was survived with children including the Akwa Ibom State governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel and grand-children.
His funeral activities will take place at Awa-Iman, Onna local government area, Akwa Ibom State and would be conducted by Qua Iboe Church of Nigeria, the church where he devotedly worshiped in till his death.
The family therefore announced thus: “We are saddened by his demise, but are inspired by the noble life dedicated to the service of others, the pursuit of excellence and character and our common humanity which he led till his passover.