Late Major Ada Agwu Ntima laid to rest

 

 

It was a celebration of life well spent as friends, well-wishers, associates and family of late Major Ada Agwu Ntima ( Rtd) paid a last respect to the deceased who was laid to rest in her husband compound, Elu Ohafia in Ohafia LGA of Abia State.

Preaching during the funeral service held in her honour at the Presbyterian Cathedral, Ohafia Central, Isiama Parish, Elu Ohafia, Minister in charge, Isiama Parish, Most Rev. Uma Onwunta reminded Christians that they will be remembered by their good work while on Earth, hence the need to live a Christlike life while still alive.

Most Rev Onwunta who preached on the Topic: What Are You Living For” What Would You Remember For? said that many people do not understand that life is not a play ground but a battle ground.


According to him. “No man or person has the power to heal or give life, when sickness comes or death, no person has the power to act.

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” Some people have fought to kill others so that they posses the piece of land and build an edifice which they will not live in. We came to this world with nothing and we are leaving with nothing. We should remember that one day the owner of our soul shall take it back.

” We are nothing than flesh when life disappear that’s the end, Why boosting as if life is on your hands”, he queried.

The cleric pointed out that Late Major Ada Agwu Ntima (Rtd), had lived a life worthy of emulation, as testified by the children, friends, church, and community, that she was a devout child of God who loved God and followed the path laid by our Lord Jesus Christ through their wonderful written and well packaged tributes.

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He therefore charged the children and grand children to emulate the good deeds of their mother and grandmother, adding that it pays to serve Jesus in Spirit and in truth.

Presenting their mother’s biography, the first son of the deceased, Dr. Ifa Oleka Ntima described her as a loving mother, great philanthropist, a dedicated Christian and mother to all whose kindness towards mankind was very remarkable as she impacted on so many souls and prayed God to console them.

Also in his tribute, the last Child of the deceased, Mr Chika Oleka Ntima described his late mother as a strong woman, great counselor, adviser and a God fearing mother who not only contributed immensely to the progress of her children but all that came in contact with her.

Mr Ntima further stated that his relationship with his late mother was deeply spiritual and assured that they would uphold the legacy their late mother left behind.

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Late Major Ada Agwu Ntima who was fondly called Nma Major, was listed in the Nigeria Army in 1972 at the year of 33,

Aged 84, survived by Three Children, Eight grandchildren and other numerous relatives.