Dr Oby Ezekwesili loses her mother today Mrs Cecilia Nwayiaka Ujubuonu, after battling with cancer-related diseases in Abuja on Sunday night, she died age 78.
A terse statement issued on Monday by Dr Oby Ezekwesili’s spokesperson, Ozioma Ubabukoh, said Ujubuonu died at the age of 78.
Until her death, she was a member of the Redeemed Christian Church of God.
A native of Ndodolu Village, Umunuko, Ukpor, in Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State, she was widowed after the death of her husband, Benjamin Ujubuonu, in 1988.
Born on April 18, 1942, Ujubuonu, a retired businesswoman, devoted her life to her children, grandchildren, the church, and service to humanity.