Photos: Funeral ceremony of professor Chinua Achebe

The remains of the Late Literary icon Prof. Chinua Achebe in a procession
Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State (left) and Aviation Minister, Mrs. Stella Oduah
Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State (left) and Aviation Minister, Mrs. Stella Oduah
From Left: Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State, Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State and Senator Stella Emordi
From Left: Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State, Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State and Senator Stella Emordi
President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria (left) and his Ghanaian counterpart John Dramani Mahama on arrival at Ogidi, Anambra State home town of the Late Literary icon
President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria (left) and his Ghanaian counterpart John Dramani Mahama on arrival at Ogidi, Anambra State home town of the Late Literary icon
Governors Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State and Peter Obi of Anambra State welcoming President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana on his arrival at Ogidi, Anambra State home town of the Late Literary icon.
Governors Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State and Peter Obi of Anambra State welcoming President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana on his arrival at Ogidi, Anambra State home town of the Late Literary icon.
From Left: Governors Theodor Orji of Abia, Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta, Rochas Okorocha of Imo and Deputy Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. Dave Umahn
From Left: Governors Theodor Orji of Abia, Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta, Rochas Okorocha of Imo and Deputy Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. Dave Umahn
Cross section of Achebe’s immediate family including his wife Christie (2nd left)
Cross section of Achebe’s immediate family including his wife Christie (2nd left)
From left: Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State, Chief Emenike Ezeife and former Governor of Anambra State, Mrs. Etiaba.
From left: Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State, Chief Emenike Ezeife and former Governor of Anambra State, Mrs. Etiaba.
Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State (right) exchanging greetings and pleasantries with the former Vice President of Nigeria, Chief Alex Ekweme and his wife Virginia.
Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State (right) exchanging greetings and pleasantries with the former Vice President of Nigeria, Chief Alex Ekweme and his wife Virginia.

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Cross section of Clergy men
Cross section of Clergy men
From Right: President Goodluck Jonathan, his Ghanaian counterpart John Dramani Mahama, Representative of the President of South Africa and the former Vice President of Nigeria, Chief Alex Ekweme.
From Right: President Goodluck Jonathan, his Ghanaian counterpart John Dramani Mahama, Representative of the President of South Africa and the former Vice President of Nigeria, Chief Alex Ekweme.
From Right: former Vice President of Nigeria, Chief Alex Ekweme and his wife Virginia, Former UN Secretary General, Chief Emeka Ayaokwu, Senator Chris Ngige and Minister for Finance, Prof. Okonjo Iweala
From Right: former Vice President of Nigeria, Chief Alex Ekweme and his wife Virginia, Former UN Secretary General, Chief Emeka Ayaokwu, Senator Chris Ngige and Minister for Finance, Prof. Okonjo Iweala
Crowd overflow at the funeral service
Crowd overflow at the funeral service
Crowd overflow at the funeral service
Crowd overflow at the funeral service
Crowd overflow at the funeral service
Crowd overflow at the funeral service
Crowd overflow at the funeral service of the Late Literary icon Prof Chinua Achebe
Crowd overflow at the funeral service of the Late Literary icon Prof Chinua Achebe