Ututu, Arochukwu LGA Agog As Late Madam Josephine Kalu, (86) Goes Home Saturday
All roads will lead to Abuma Ututu Community in Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia State on Saturday 23rd April 2022, where the body of late Madam Josephine Mgbore Kalu, who died on Monday, October 4, 2021 after a brief illness at Port Harcourt, Rivers State would be laid to rest.
A statement by her first son and chief mourner, Mr. Joseph Kalu (JP) said the late Octogenarian (a.k.a. Mother General) who passed on at the ripped age of 86 years, lived an active and eventful life and retired having served her community and humanity in many capacities.
She belonged to several socio-cultural and Christian organizations in the area during her life time.
Late Madam Josephine Kalu was said to have engaged in effective farming and petty trading way into her advanced age before she was stopped 25 years ago by her children.
A renown agriculturist and philanthropist, “Mama Gee” (as she was fondly called) held tenaciously to her guiding philosophy that there is no short cut to success in life, order than hardwork and having faith in God Almighty.
This, she imparted to all her children, His words: “my mother’s transition is a glorious home coming to the Lord, though it was a great shock to us when it suddenly happened.
She had the opportunity to live up to 100 years and beyond because for over 10 years now, my mum has been enjoying the fruits of her labour without the usual hustling.
She only junketed between her flat at Aba, Abia State to her children’s homes at Abuja, FCT, Owerri, Imo State or Port Harcourt, Rivers State and her home base”.
“Mama was on a visit to the Mile One private hospital in Diobu, Port Harcourt as a routine medical checkups when she was eventually admitted for an old age health related illness and later died without notice despite the doctors’ effort to the surprise of many who saw her of recent”.
Mr. Joe Kalu prayed for the repose of his mum’s soul as well as the fortitude for them to bear the great loss.