The Governor consoled the family during the funeral mass which took place at Saint Joseph’s Pro-Cathedral, Aguleri, Anambra East Council Area, presided over by Reverend Father Izuu Okoye .
Government House Correspondent, Ejike Abana reports that the Governor who was accompanied byhis wife, Dr. Ebelechukwu Obiano testified to the impeccable lifestyle of the late Idigo and described him as honest and dedicated onye Aguleri.
In a homily, Reverend Father Okoye emphasized that death awaits every mortal, pointing out that after death, recompense must surely come, whether good or bad.
While reflecting on who is a righteous person, the cleric noted that people with sinful nature cannot stand before God, and urged the congregation to always thirst after righteousness during their lifetime on earth.
The son of the deceased , Mr. Anthony Idigo Junior who described his father as fearless, playful, thoughtful and loyal, appreciated everyone who joined them to Mourn their dead.
The funeral mass was also attended by Aguleri Royal Cabinet members led by the Traditional Ruler of Aguleri, Igwe Mike Idigo, friends and well-wishers of the family from within and outside Nigeria.
Late Chief Idigo who was born on January 25th 1952 in Otuocha, built a career in Journalism which spanned over twenty years having worked in the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) from where his career began to expand when NAN posted him to New York, USA as a United Nations correspondent where he covered the entire North America.
He went on to join NICON as Assistant General Manager and later Deputy General Manager Corporate Affairs in Lagos and later went on to Daily Times where he was the Senior News Editor.