The greatest Igbo ODUMEGWU OJUKWU’s great farewell in Aba. By Chido Nwangwu

The greatest Igbo ODUMEGWU OJUKWU’s great farewell in Aba. 









By Chido Nwangwu  

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USAfrica: Ikemba ODUMEGWU OJUKWU’s farewell in Aba, today February 28, 2012, reflected a fitting tribute, historically meaningful celebration, proper regard and deserving appreciation of the greatest Igbo, in my opinion, to have ever lived (like him or hate him).

I SALUTE Aba (aka Enyimba city), the robust and fearless town I was born, bred and raised, for giving the Ikemba, our Ochiagha, Gburugburu, Oka oburu uzo, dike na ndu ma n’onwu, mgbadike anyi, a hero’s farewell. 

To the Ikemba, may your valiant soul rest in peace and dignity.

We will, and I, Chido Nwangwu, will never forget to continue to tell my generation and the next about your towering courage through tempest and thunder; through sorrow, pain, tears, blood….

Dr. Chido Nwangwu, Founder & Publisher of USAfrica multimedia networks, first African-owned, U.S-based newspaper published on the internet; and recipient of several journalism and public policy awards, was recently profiled by the CNN International for his pioneering works on multimedia/news/public policy projects for Africans and Americans. He traveled with and covered U.S. President Clinton’s visit to parts of Africa March-April 2, 1998. He’s writing a book on recent African immigrant experiences in America.

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  1. Ụmụ nne Abrahamụọgụ Aṅụsịobi Madụ.
    Mazị Chido Nwangwu,
    Edere ede ooooooooooooooo!
    Foto Dim Chukwuemeka Ọdụmegwu Ojukwu nkea itinyere na edemede gị amaka, HO! HA!
    Ahụ dikpa ahụ obodobo imi ya.
    Dim Chukwuemeka Ọdụmegwu Ojukwu bụ nwoke Igbo dị mma.
    Eze Igbo Gburu Gburu ,ukorobịa dị mma Ụmụ Igbo sokwa ya n’azụ ooooooooooooooooooo,rue echi, HO! HA!
    Ma na ndụ ma na ọnwụ Igbo bụ Igbo kwụ ya n’azụ chịm chịm!
    Ya kpọtụba!
    Ya gazie
    Ụmụ nne Abrahamụọgụ Aṅụsịobi Madụ.