By Izunna Okafor, Nnewi
The Chairman of Innoson Group of Companies, Chief Dr. Innocent Chukwuma has so far received a total donation of one hundred and nine cows from individuals, groups and institutions ahead of his mother’s burial.
It would be recalled that the Anambra Nnewi-born billionaire, businessman and Manufacturer of Innoson Motors, Africa’s first automobile brand, Chief Chukwuma, lost his mother, Mrs. Nwayinkwo Martina Chukwuma, Nee Akuba, (Ugogbe Ezinaulo), on December 16, 2021.
The burial activities are slated to start today Thursday, February 24 2022, with a Christian Wake-keep at Late Chief Chukwuma Mojekwu’s residence in Uru Umudim, Nnewi, Nnewi North Local Government Area.
In support of the proposed burial, friends and associates of Innoson have, in the last few weeks, continued to donate different gifts to him, including cows, which have now risen to one hundred and nine (109) as at Wednesday, 23 February, 2022.
Among those who donated cow to him are: Keystone Bank, United Bank of Africa (UBA), Globus Bank, Fidelity Bank, Ifeanyi Obiako, Chinedu Agha, Chief Austin Emmanuel, Mr. Amobi Chikwendu, Hon. Nonso Smart Okafor, Emeka Ukachukwu, Dennis Ikegwuonu, Dr. Fetus Arinze, Sam Ofordeme, Prof. Charles Esimone, Chief Charles Okeke, Chief Chinedu Okonkwo, Dr. Joseph Ugboaja, Chikaosoro Ojukwu, Ikem Obi, and many others.
Born in April 20, 1920, Late Mrs. Nwayinkwo was a mother of six children (four males and two females), among whom is also another businessman of international repute and notable football administrator, Chief Gabriel Chukwuma, popularly known as Gabros.