Family and friends of the grieving Anambra state Senator, Stella Oduah, gathered on Monday at the requiem mass held in honour of the Senator’s deceased 28-year-old son, Chinedu Maxwell Etoromi.
Recall that news of the young man’s death broke on Friday as he was said to have been killed by wrong prescription given by a doctor of the Turkish private hospital where he was being treated for a tooth injury.
The vigil mass was presided over by the Archbishop of Onitsha and Metropolitan of Onitsha Ecclesiastical Province, Most Rev Valerian Okeke.
The Archbishop during the mass described the loss as a big trial moment for the family. He urged the family to mourn their dead not as people without faith.
Further during the mass, the Episcopal Vicar of Dunukofia Region, Onitsha Archdiocese, Very Rev Fr Theophilus Odukwe described the irreparable loss as one which can be likened to the death of the Biblical John the Baptist.
Among those present at the mass are; the former Secretary to the Federal Government,Chief Anyim Pius Anyim, Anambra State PDP chairman, Chief Ken Emeakayi, former Onitsha South Local government Chairman, Chief Ejidike, the Chief of Staff, Princess Stella Oduah Foundation, Princess Nwaka Ononuju, Director of Stella Oduah Campaign Organisation, Chief Pandola Okwuosa, and many others.