City clothier and front man of Message, a leading fashion outfit in Lagos, Ifeanyi Okonkwo, is bereaved.
The stylish gentleman just lost his father, Pa Emmanuel Okonkwo. Aged 92, he was blessed with eight children, over 20 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
YES INTERNATIONAL! Magazine findings revealed that he died on Thursday, January 25, 2018, in the United States of America, where he had been for sometime. A wake keep/vigil will be held for him on April 26. Followed by interment on April 27. Both ceremonies will hold in his compound, Onwaneti Chambers, in Amawbia, Anambra State.
Plans, according to Ify, like very close friends address him, are currently afoot to give him a royal burial. ‘Our father was a good man and we are going to give him a good burial…In fact, we are planning an ofala (carnival) to send him forth.’