CHIEF Joseph Ene Eyo, 88, the father-in-law of Akanimo Sampson, one of the editors of National Mirror, a national Nigerian daily, and respected international journalist, is dead. His obsequies began on Friday, February 18. A correspondent of AkanimoReports reports on Saturday that the elder son of the late patrich, Bassey Ene Eyo, a retired soldier of the Nigerian Army, said in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, on Friday night that the father-in-law of the newspaper editor died peacefully in his sleep three weeks ago. The late Pa Eyo, was a retired officer of the Cross River state Ministry of Works. Until his death, he was also a devoted Catholic and an active community leader. He was the Traditional Clan Councillor of Etab Ekpo, one of the four villages that make up Ikot Ansa community in Calabar Municipal Local Government Area of Cross River state as well as a frontline member of the Catholic Men Organisation (CMO). The remains of the late community leader who held numerous chieftaincy titles, will be committed to mother earth on Friday, February 25, at Ikot Ansa, Calabar. He is survived by his two wives, nine children, numerous grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. ENDS __._,_.___
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