Friday, 15 March 2013
Commissioner Mbeh’s Father Commences Final Home Journey
The serene environment of Abiakpo Nkap village in Obot Akara local government will soon play host to top Akwa Ibom State government officials, PDP chieftains and senior citizens, as her late village head Chief Udo Mbeh Akpan makes his final home journey after his demise at the age of 100.
Until his death, the late Chief Udo Mbeh Akpan was a successful farmer who embraced the Christian virtues of philanthropy and love for his kindred with a huge passion.
A statement by the deceased family, signed by the eldest son and Commissioner for Special Duties, Barr Austin Mbeh invites his friends and well wishers to the obsequies which commences on Saturday March 16, 2013 with the opening of mourning house at the deceased compound in Abiakpo Nkap.
Visitation by friends and sympathizers takes place on Sunday March 17, 2013 and Wednesday March 20 shall feature Friends’ Night at the Deceased Compound at Abiakpo Nkap, Obot Akara Local Government Area by 6pm.
The Funeral Service holds on Thursday March 21 at the Government Primary School, Abiakpo Nkap by 10am.
Born in 1913 into the royal family of Late Chief Akpan Namisi Umoessien of Nto Ufet family in Abiakpo Nkap Village and Late Madam Mbodi Akpan Udonna of Nto Ekuro family both in Abiakpo Nkap Village in Obot Akara Local Government Area, Chief Udoh Mbeh attended the Okong-Ette Kong School at Obot Ifanyere.
Chief Udo Mbeh Akpan started his life as a business man with palm oil and palm kernel trading but finally adopted crayfish trading and continued till July 2006 when he was elected village head of Abiakpo Nkap.