Former African Footballer of the Year, Emmanuel Amuneke has announced the burial arrangement for his late father.
Pa Nze Micheal ChukwuEmeka Amuneke passed on to glory on April 13 at the age of 86 and will be laid to rest on May 4th, 2018 at his residence in Umunwachi, Umuokele, Eziokele community in the Owerri West LGA of Imo state.
Two years ago, the community bestowed on Pa Amuneke the traditional title of Nze I and honoured his famous son (Emmanuel) Aka Welitere Mba 1.
Meanwhile, the former Barcelona winger has described his late father as a selfless person who did his best for his family and community.
“Though, it’s painful to see my dad go at this time; we won’t be where we are today without my dad and we appreciated all what he did for us,”stated Amuneke.
“I’m proud of his legacy because he was well loved by the people in the community; we are going to honour him with a befitting burial ceremony on May 4.
Pa Amuneke is survived by his adorable wife, children and many grandchildren.
Credit: Kayode Tijani