Ekrejebo, In Ughelli a popular town in Owerri, Delta State on Friday 28th of November played host to many VIPS, and dignitaries from all walks of life who came for the burial of late Pa. Stephen Kosoro Kwakpovwe, the father of popular publisher of daily devotional booklet, Our Daily MAnna, and general overseer of Manna Prayer Mountain Bishop Dr. Chris Kwakpovwe. The burial party pulled a large crowd, attracting several who is who in the Nigerian social circle, politicians and business men who are friends of the fishers of men.
From an array of sophisticated cars that stormed Ekrejebo that day, one can easily tell the calibre of the event. All the roads that lead to the town in Ughelli, Delta State had banners and posters with pictures of Pa Stephen Kosoro Kwakpovwe also known as UGO. Inside the venue, the over 15 giant marquees had fans inside to each of them, and it was not a dull moment for guests who made their way to the event.
The event had alot of who is who in attendance, among the VIP’s to mention just a few was the amiable Governor of the state, Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan, First lady of Delta State, Mrs Sheila Uduaghan, Senator Bello, Ughelli North local government chairman, Honorable Ibru and his wife, other commissioners, senatoors from Ghana, South Africa and other special guests, Late Pa. Stephen Kwakpovwe would surely be happy wherever he is that he was truly celebrated.
The children were led by Bishop Dr. Chris Kwakpovwe, assisted by his siblings i.e, Barrister Efe. S. Kwakpovwe, Mrs Helen Akpokomuaye, Andrew A. Kwakpovwe, Philomena Oziegbe, William Kwakpovwe, Avwerosuo Peter Kwakpovwe, Charles Kwakpovwe, Ms. Monica Kwakpovwe, Yoyal Oghenerume Kwakpovwe, Prince Oghenebrume Kwakpovwe, among other in-laws and grand-children. They all came with their friends from all walks of life as they bade to their father final goodbye.