By Suoyo Ekubo
Former Minister of Transportation Chief Dr Abiye Sekibo Achi 11 and his Siblings have laid to rest their beloved mother Mrs Cornelia Precious Sekibo.
The Sekibo Family gave their Matriarch a solemn burial marked by an attractive show.
The funeral rites began on Wednesday 19th April 2023 at Ernest Ikoli Old GRA Port Harcourt.
The deceased was described as a loving and caring mother who played the motherly role to the extreme. Her body was laid to earth in April 22nd 2023 in Buguma Rivers State.
Mrs Cornelia Precious Sekibo died on the 1st of April 2022, surrounded by her Children and close members of her family. She was aged 85 years. She was in Buguma in Asari-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State. Born into a Christian family she was privileged to have a strong Christian upbringing.
She is survived by many children and foster children, numerous grand and great grand children and other relatives.
The funeral was attended by close family members, friends and associates, including Nigerian technocrat, businessman and politician from Bayelsa state Former MD NDDC Timi Alaibe, Nigerian banker, entrepreneur, CEO of Heritage bank Dr Ifiesimama Sekibo, Nigerian politician and former Governorship candidate of Accord Rivers State Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs, Heritage Bank Regional Head, South-South 1&2 Figbene Briggs, Former House of Rep and former Action Alliance governorship candidate Rivers State Dawari George and other very prominent personalities.