Governor Ortom spoke at the burial and praised the deceased professor’s legacy, noting that he had mentored and groomed many successful individuals in his field.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State attended the funeral ceremony of Prof John Ibu, who was the father-in-law of Dr. Paul Enenche, the General Overseer of Dunamis International Gospel Center.
The deceased was also the father of Dr. Pastor Becky Enenche, formerly known as Rebecca Inyangbe Ibu. The burial took place on Friday at his country home, Igede, Ikachi, in Oju Local Government Area of Benue State.
During the funeral, Governor Ortom gave a touching oration, describing the late professor as a man who had left a legacy that would always be remembered. He acknowledged the significant contributions that Prof Ibu had made to his field and the numerous people he had mentored throughout his career.
Prof John Ibu was a renowned university don who had dedicated his life to the pursuit of knowledge and the education of young people. He was a mentor and a role model to many, and his passing has left a void that will be difficult to fill.
The Governor’s presence at the funeral ceremony was a testament to the importance of honoring those who have made significant contributions to society. It is a reminder that even in death, their legacies live on and continue to inspire others.
The late professor’s family and loved ones were grateful for the Governor’s support and for the outpouring of love and respect that they received from the community. The burial was a somber and emotional affair, as family, friends, and colleagues gathered to pay their respects and bid farewell to a great man.
In conclusion, the passing of Prof John Ibu is a loss not just to his family but to the entire community. However, his legacy will continue to live on, and his contributions to education and mentoring will never be forgotten. May his soul rest in peace.
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