News

Houston Based Couple tragic death in Nigeria

It was meant to be a grieving and pleasure trip; one to honor family members with their presence. It was also an opportunity to share love with kinsmen at Christmas time. Tragically, the lives of Houston Texas based couple; Mr. and Mrs. Don and Nkem Okoro alongside their 2 year old niece; Zizi where cut short by an encounter with armed robbers along the Benin – Onitsha highway while on their way to participate and officiate  at the burial of  Don’s only younger brother, Emmanuel who died very recently.

oki (1)

Mr. and Mrs. Okoro

10478155_10204009388249835_7017451264275581090_n

Zizi

The late couple also lost their daughter; Jennifer to cancer a few years ago. This brings to bear the state of insecurity in Nigeria and the constant fear in the minds of Diasporas who have full intentions of returning to their countries but have no confidence in the security apparatus. Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Okoro and the five children they leave behind.

adSC_1469-Edit

Picture 1 of 11

Photo Credit: Uche Ogbonna/Uche Photos

Previous post

Ibinabo Fiberesima Weds in Rivers State

Next post

Behold the King ‘Brabus’ 6x6

1 Comment

  1. Min. Jacque Johnson
    December 28, 2014 at 3:42 pm — Reply

    I am very sorry about the death of this beautiful couple and their niece. May God comfort their children and strengthen their hearts. Know that God IS there and may He surround you with his love and peace.

    God Bless You.

    Min. Jacque Johnson
    Atlanta, GA/Johannesburg, South Africa

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *