The people of Umuaka fall into sober as they loose an illustrious son.
Chief Professor, Barrister Jude Ezeala is a native of Obinwanne Umuaka in Njaba Local Government Area Imo state.
He died on Saturday 4/4/2020. Exactly a day before Palm Sunday.
Professor Jude Ezeala is one of the illustrious son of Obinwanne Umuaka. He is the father of His Royal Highness, Eze Justin Ezeala (Ezenwanne 1 of Umuaka).
Ezeala was taken to London for treatment due to illness. It was in London that the unfortunate hand of death held him.
Prof Ezeala according to people’s testimonies is a man who is loved by the people of Umuaka. His reputation is beyond any explanation. He left a great legacy worthy of emulation.
Ezeala is a man Umuaka especially Obinwanne as a whole will never forgotten in a hurry. Though he is dead, but his memory will live forever.
His son, HRH Justin Ezeala has appreciated the villagers who came to sympathise with them. He also announced that the burial date will be fixed after the end of conorovirus.