ForeverMissed
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, CHRISTOPHER NWALOR, 86 years old, born on August 14, 1934, and passed away on March 9, 2021. We will remember him forever.
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 8, 2021
FAREWELL REMARKS - CHRISTOPHER CHIMA NWALOR DEE CC LIVES ON!!

At eighty-seven years, Dee CC as popularly called lived a long fruitful life. We join the Nwalor family to celebrate a life well lived. “We all die.

The goal is not to live forever, the goal is to create
something that will“– Chuck Palaniuk.

This essence of life, he has creditably acquitted himself within his divinely allotted time on earth. He has today bid us goodnight to be in a better place. While wishing him a heap of happiness in heaven, we wish he could look back to see how much the whole family misses him.

In his soft-spoken interactions and attitude to life, he was upright, unpretentious, a non-conformist of a sort, a highly principled person, and relentlessly maintained a fatherly figure. He will be remembered for his passion for education, discipline, and life of contentment. All through
his active life career at the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity, Lagos till his honorable retirement, he remained an excellent case study in integrity, and refused to curry favor – a feat which has been summarily dismissed in our government institutions, with the fast adoption of
corruption as a National lifestyle.

Undoubtedly, his footprints were sharp, bold, and deep and will definitely survive the vagaries of time. The beauty of great minds never dies, it continues to embrace and inspire us. Sweet remembrance of the just /ourish when they sleep in dust. May these treasured memories provide succor and comfort to the sons Chidi, Nkemdi, nonagenarian brother and father-in-law Chief Theo Nwalor, the entire Nwalor family and all impacted by the
transition. May the humble soul of our beloved Dee CC rest in peace and rise in glory on the resurrection morning.

On behalf of the Nwagwu family, we convey our deepest sympathies.

UZOMA O NWAGWU & FAMILY
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 8, 2021
MR. INTEGRITY GOES HOME

DE C.C. AS HE WAS FONDLY called BY HIS YOUNGER ONES, WAS SEEN IN MY CHILDHOOD DAYS AS A GENIUS. HE WAS ALWAYS CELEBRATED BECAUSE HE ALWAYS PASSED HIS EXAMINATIONS IN FLYING COLOURS. {IN THOSE DAYS
PARENTS FIRE GUNS TO HONOUR THEIR CHILDREN WHO PASSED 'CAMBRIDGE' EXAMS ie STANDARD 6.

MY SECOND PHASE OF THIS MAN WAS WHEN I WAS IN ORPHANHOOD SOJOURN AT NRI-UKWU, THE DAY 27 MAY, 1967, NNE NWAEKEIMO JANET ONWUKWE ORDERED HER CHILDREN, FRANCIS, BONIFACE AND MARK NOT TO RETURN TO NRI WITHOUT ME. SO AFTER INTERMENT OF MY MOTHER, I WAS TRICKED TO NRI-UKWU, WHERE I LIVED AT ONWUKWE ODIMBA'S FAMILY FOR 30 YEARS. ONE DAY I SAW DE C C IN ONWUKWE'S COMPOUND
COMING TO SEEK FOR MY NIECE'S HAND IN MARRIAGE, THAT DAY I FELT LIKE HAVING RETURNED TO OGBOR TO THE EXTENT THAT I SAT WITH OGBOR PEOPLE DURING DOWRY PAYMENT.

DE CC NEVER JOKED WITH ME, EVEN IN HIS SICK BED HE RARELY ALLOWED ANY MONTH PAST WITHOUT CALLING TO KNOW ABOUT MY FAMILY WELFARE, HE IS MR RIGHTEOUS BECAUSE HE IS HONEST.

We could never pervert Justice
He told his truth whether you liked it or not.
He religiously followed his mind
He Would mark you X if you refused to do the right thing.
He was not nepotic
He hated liars
He intervened if danger lurked.
He hated lasciviousness.

De CC, Mr integrity good night. May God Almighty receive
your spirit!!

AHAM IHEJIRIKA.
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 8, 2021
TRIBUTE

There are no words to capture the essence of the eventful life you espoused and lived, De Cee Cee. Death is a coward whose pyrrhic victory pales in comparison to a life of purpose and impact which you lived. As the soul
leaves the body, your legacies are in the fond memories of our hearts. For a man who stood for the noble ideals of truth, contentment, discipline and fairness, you inspired us to choose good over evil. As you find peace at
the bossom of the Lord, we are inspired by your words and deeds to live true to these ideals. Knowing that the bell tolls for our individual mortalities, we shall miss every moment we spent with you on earth, till we all join
you at the ecclesiastical choir.

Rest in peace.

Basil Ugo Ihejirika.
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 8, 2021
A BROTHER LIKE NO OTHER

My dear Brother now that you are gone, you're no longer here to share the bond we had together – A bond of love and care. Our mother died at the very early age of her life. We were quite young then. As the first daughter of our parents ("Ada Nwalor" I was then popularly called), I have to play the role of a big sister and a second mother to you until I got married. I remember those days when we were young. I sent you to fetch water, there was a total eclipse of the Sun when Sunlight was totally blocked by the moon in ORIE market. There was total darkness everywhere as daylight totally turned to pure darkness.

You got lost coming back home. I thought I have lost you forever because you were quite very young then and would be unable to find your way back home in total darkness. It was one of the greatest horrible life experiences for me. As your eldest sister, I felt totally responsible for that action. I thought you will not be found anymore and I wept profusely and uncontrollably. To God be the glory, you were found. Today, we stand
motionless, consumed in grief and sorrow. We're gathered here, to mourn and cry. Our questions pointing, at the clear blue sky. Why did you go, why did you leave, Life without you, is so hard to conceive. Our hearts are damaged and scarred severely. We shall miss you, much more than dearly. For having you in our lives, we've all been blessed. But now the time has arrived, for you to rest. We promise to cherish our memories of you. You
shall live in our minds and all that we do.

My "Christo" as I fondly call you, day by day, I think of you. How can all of this be true? I can't believe you're really gone; I still can't accept it, even after so long. Just the thought of you makes me cry. I never even got the chance to say goodbye. Every picture, each and every one of your visits to me since I had a stroke nineteen years ago, I always smell your familiar scent. It makes me think of all of the times we've spent. So many things I never got to say. I never imagined you'd ever be so far away. You were my brother, and I loved you like no other. In my heart you'll always be; I'll never forget your soothing voice. I would take your place if I had a choice. But now I have to let you rest, I miss you with all of my heart. I wish we never had to part.

So now I guess this is my goodbye…
Rest in Peace my beloved Brother

Ezinne Grace Nwanyinnaya Jonah Uzoije
Your Loving Elder Sister
(ADA NWALOR)
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021
MEMORIAL TRIBUTE FOR A GREAT UNCLE

When I think of the word “reputable “, I think of my uncle
De C.C. Highly regarded and well respected at home,in the
community, and abroad. He strove to impact such
impeccable character to his family and friends. He was
outspoken, honest, high-principled, upright, reliable and
trustworthy. Maintaining good family name was very
important to him. He was our disciplinarian, he had a black
book for bad behavior, which everyone endeavored not to
enter. We strove to put up our best manners around him.
He was also our advocate and wise counselor. When my
brother Daniel and I passed to go to secondary school at
the same time, our dad De Theo his brother wanted to
drop one person. His reason was that he could not afford
to train both together, but De CC did not support his idea
rather, insisted that he send us to school simultaneously.

My uncle believed in honest hard work. He was very
reputable throughout his career in civil service. He was
also very sociable. I was endeared to him. He always called
me Mary! Mary! . We shall miss him dearly, but shall never
forget. We take comfort in his sweet memories which lives
on. Good night De C.C. my great uncle. I know that you are
resting in the lord . RIP ! Adieu

LOLO MARY MBALEWE
(Nee NWALOR)
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021
TRIBUTE TO DE C. C. NWALOR - A MAN OF INTEGRITY, GENEROUSITY, COURAGE AND PROGRESS

De C. C, You remain one of the few people in Ogbor Uvuru, who refused to be compromised, no matter what the situation or circumstances were. Your strong believe in sincerity made you outstanding both in your career and in
the community leadership. You were readily available to tell the hard truth. Now that you have gone, who can take your position here?

You were a man of courage, hardworking and strategic. You demonstrated that, with hardwork and good planning, success is guaranteed. "ASUPETE, EDEE"

Your love for your neighbour knows no bounds. This has earned you high respect amongst your kinsmen. With love and generousity, you have been able to reunite your kindred, Umuekeukwa. Always ready to help out those in need. During my father's burial, you opened your door and accommodated many of my guests from Delta State, who spent the night in Ogbor, and ensured they were catered for. We can not forget you in a hurry.

You were always available to give valuable advice to anyone willing to listen. You have definitely earned yourself a place in the annals of great men.

We will continue to miss you, De C. C.

May God grant your soul eternal rest.

PETER-CLAVER & VALENTINA NWAIWU
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021
THE LIGHT DIMS

As one of the foremost, and arguably the most
prominent of the illustrious sons of Ogbor Community,
your exit signaled the close of an era.

You had amaizing personality attributes which you made
to count while building interpersonal relationships with
people in, near to, and far from your space. The
simplicity, humility, honesty and benevolence you
demonstrated in your interactions with fellow humans
was awesome. To all and sundry you showed kindness
and love that transcended family barriers. You were an
excellent counsellor with top-notch skill and approach.
No doubt the community will sooner than later , yawn for
the rise of another of its own, crafted in your mould, to
fill the void your transition created.

It is trite that we, as a people, show gratitude to The
ALMIGHTY for blessing us with a quality personality
figure and for giving us the grace to live in the life time of
an astounding cynosure.

As we give our final respect and honour to the "Special
One" who journey back to his creator for a rest in God's
abode, I charge those he left behind to strive to sustain
and propagate the golden doctrines and ideals he lived for.

CHUKWUKA IHEJIRIKA
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021
TRIBUTE TO A WORTHY MAN OF TRUTH, PEACE AND A GREAT DISCIPLINARIAN

Days and weeks have gone by, but it is still like a dream to us that our dearest uncle and elder statesman would not be seen among us anymore.

De CC as we all fondly call you, your transition has brought sorrows and shock to me and the entire family you left behind; but what can we do? We are only constrained to accept the will of the Almighty God. We mourn your
departure with grief.

De CC you were an embodiment of knowledge because no one that listened to you without learning a new thing, a great motivator, a man who says and stands by the truth no matter who is involved, very unbiased, transparent,
honest, very meticulous and a very accomplished technocrat who soared from the grass to become the envy of his contemporaries.

A highly disciplined man who exhibited discipline in all aspects of his life.

Adieu great man of peace, rest in peace still we meet to part
no more.

UNITY UZOAGA
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021
DEE C C - MAN OF THE PEOPLE

Dee CC was a directory of Ndi-Ogbor people in Lagos. He knew everybody's residence. He knew the face and the name of all children of Ndi-Ogbor in Lagos including the toddlers. He took committed interest in the education and wellbeing of every Ogbor person. Dee CC lived in Lagos before the era of GSM phones. But, if you are looking for the address of any Ogbor man in Lagos, ask Dee CC. He will not only direct you to the place, he will also give you route options and tell you the cheapest way to get to the place. In
addition, he will tell you when to meet the person indoors.

Dee CC was genuinely interested in everybody's welfare. He personally sponsored the academic and vocational training of many Umu-Ogbor in Lagos and at home. He was ever ready to assist anyone with ideas, plans and finance. About late 2019, while he himself was battling with his own health challenges at home, he still funded the medical bill of one of our brothers residence in Lagos. I remember when I came to Lagos newly. There was this mad urge to visit him in his office. He was then working in the then
tallest building in Nigeria – the Independence Building – which had 25 floors. But he will not let that happen. However, some days one would find oneself around the building but could not go in. While negotiating new wages,
management and labour unions always dragged themselves to his office for arbitration. Dee CC worked in the Wages Section of the Federal Ministry of Labour, where he had the opportunity to “make it” through “gifts” tossed
at him by labour leaders and company management seeking his favour. But instead “collecting”, he would rebuke them.

He knew all the verses of the laws and handbooks of every company operating in Nigeria. He also knew the letters and spirits, (and even the meaning of every punctuation marks) of the Federal Labour Law. There is one verse he used to refer to as “The Ability to Pay.” This was applied
when companies had been cowed by unions to agree to pay what they cannot sustain. Dee CC will look at the company's audit report for the past three years and their projection for the future and tell the union how much the company can afford to pay. He was a strong advocate of don't get married until you have built a house at home. He will hate you and even visit you, early on a Saturday morning, to condemn your act, if you do otherwise.

The moment you show interest in building at home, Dee CC will interview you, assess your financial capability and personally sketch an “affordable” house plan for you. He also does the QS aspect by telling you how many blocks you will need to complete the house. He knew the cost of all building materials both in Ogbor and at Aba; and employed this knowledge to give you a priced quantities at no cost! Dee CC at all times, had large number of
sandcrete blocks at home, and he will urge you to borrow from his stock if you run out of blocks during construction. I know one young man who, over eighteen years ago, collected more than half of the blocks he used during the construction of his building from Dee CC's stock. But unfortunately, up to this day, he had neither completed the building nor replaced Dee CC's blocks. Strangely, what bothers Dee CC was not the return of his blocks but the inability of the young man to complete the building.

Adieu, Man of the People

PAUL O. UDODIRIM IHEJIRIKA.
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021
TRIBUTE TO MY LOVELY FATHER

Daddy I was shocked when the news of your passing on reached me. I recalled how your philanthropic gesture and passion to help the needy brought you my way.

The pain of your demise will be difficult to leave my heart when I remember how you adopted me and ensured that I had a good formal education. For six years, you paid my bills until I finished my secondary school education which paved way to my being a graduate today.

Papa, you were a disciplined man, full of wisdom and knowledge, a role model to many, a counselor, helper to the helpless and meeting the needs of many. You lived LARGER than life.

We love you so much and wouldn't have allowed you to go back home this time, but God who own you knows the best time to call you back home.

May your gentle soul rest in the bosom of the Lord. Amen

Mr. KENNETH GINIKANWA ONYENSO
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021

I Can't Say It All : Your humility and steadfastness as a very highly principled Civil Servant. He also served Ogbor Uvuru meritoriously in Lagos as the secretary of O.D.U Lagos branch. He loved his family beyond words and
dedicated his life to the rise of the NWALOR Dynasty in Ogbor, and left an impeccable legacy in Ogbor Uvuru.

He is fearless in defence of the truth, resolute in enforcing equity and fairness. C C as he was fondly referred to, stood firm in defence of the needy and the helpless. How did I discover his potentials to motivate people? This discovery was made when we put up a proposal to build Ogbor market, C C motivated Ogbor citizens in Lagos and the project was approved and built in the 1970's.

I loved him because he was not one of those who will stick with you as long as things go their way, the self seekers. He was with me all through thick and thin. We benefited greatly from his advice and cancelling.

God Almighty blessed him with a loving and caring wife Elizabeth that stood by him and two wonderful and loving sons Chidi and Nkemdi with his loving and caring Nwalor family .

May his gentle soul rest in the bosom of our Lord. Amen.

ENYINA IROHA
Veteran Journalist
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021
TRIBUTE TO DE C C NWALOR

I grew up knowing DE C C NWALOR as my Uncle in Lagos. Very active in the Ogbor Development Union (ODU) Lagos Branch. He was about the most regular visitor to our house in Lagos. He took interest in the welfare of everyone beyond his immediately family.

He hated oppression in any guise and would not applaud ill-gotten wealth. He took pride in the academic exploits of every Ogbor person particularly those of Umuekeugo. He was also a disciplinarian per excellence who would not tolerate any nonsense.

Two remarkable and indelible areas of impact I cannot forget De CC for, are his being a driving force towards the erection of our family house in the village. Secondly, his refund to my Dad of my first term school fees at the CMS Grammar School Bariga Lagos.

My prayer is that every good advice and good seed he had sown in people will bring forth bountiful harvest as a memorial that would outlive him.

Adieu De CC, you have lived a life of impact. May his soul rest in peace. Amen

DEACON HENRY AKARANWOLU
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021
TRIBUTE TO DE C C NWALOR

Those of us who are close to De CC know that Ogbor and humanity in general have lost a leader. De C.C. Nwalor remains a leader, a teacher, a mentor and adviser to many of us. A gentle man, a leader, a mentor, a community man, an epitome of integrity and honesty personified has taken a bow

Your prudence in leadership and management earned you the name "ASUPETE EDEE"

May God receive your gentle soul

Adieu

Okechukwu Ikonne-Uzoaru
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021
TRIBUTE TO DE C C NWALOR

De C C Nwalor was a disciplined and respectable man who gave his career in the Federal Civil Service a good image through hard work and personal example. A principled man of great wisdom, symbol of peace and unity in the family. He will be remembered by those who know him well for his intellectual integrity and honesty during his life time.

May God reward your good deeds with paradise, comfort NWALOR family and OGBOR community, with the heart to bear this great loss. Rest in perfect peace into eternal life.

GEORGE OGUNEDO
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021
TRIBUTE TO DEE C C NWALOR

Death is the only debt that all must pay. Dee CC as i fondly
called you, you were one man I came to love and respect so
much as I came to Ogbor as a wife. The level of honesty and
maturity you displayed made me always confide in you and
seek your advice whenever I'm at a cross road. It is no
doubt that your demise has created a huge vacuum in my
heart.

You were a man of great display of humility and wisdom
which made me boldly say, “You are a good man”. You were
a good mentor to your children and those that looked up to
you. Forever you will be in our hearts. Rest on Dee CC, till
we meet at the feet of Jesus.

Odocha Adeline.
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021
TRIBUTE TO A LOVING FATHER

DE C.C as you were fondly called the news of your death
was a great shock to me and the entire Nwalor's family.
Little did I know that death would strike you so soon, it is
not how long one has lived but how well. You lived a
fulfilled life worthy of emulation. You cared for your
children and for many who came across your way. You were
a comforter, adviser and a counselor. You were a devoted
Christan, peace maker and a loving father. The Lord gave
and the Lord has taken you away from us, in every thing we
bless the name of God, though you are dead but your spirit
lives forever we are being consoled by the word of God. We
take solace that at the last day, we shall meet to part no
more, we love you but God loves you more.

Adieu GREAT man rest on.

Lilian Chimeremebere daughter
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021
HOW TIME FLIES AND LIKE ACTORS WE LEAVE THE STAGE (of life on earth) AFTER PLAYING OUR ROLE

De C C as we fondly called him was a rare gem who came, saw and conquered. He was pious, intelligent, dogged, pragmatic, courageous, respectful, humble and humane.

He was the BRIDGE between the older and present generations of the NWALOR's family. He was the crusader of the unity of the family and equal treatment to all and sundry.

He does not accept elephant ideas/projects and wonderful theories that has no verifiable results. He always believed in ASUPETE EDEE (working with the
available resources).

He was not afraid to challenge the statusquo or be in the minority as long as he stood with and for the truth - He always dared to be different where necessary. He was a wise man whose counsel was like the counsel of Ahithophel.

He lived a very upright life and did not leave liabilities to his children. Most importantly, he made peace with God through Jesus in the later part of his life to secure his eternal destiny.

Papa, De C C, the British man - I shall miss your presence, courage, pragmatism and wise counsel and unique personality. Sleep well, we shall surely meet in the resurrection morning, Good night.

Barr. OKEY NWALOR
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021
TRIBUTE TO A FATHER AND A RARE GEM

Daddy you are a caring father, a man with a sincere heart, a
disciplinarian who doesn't tolerate injustice at any level
both at home, in community and anywhere you found
yourself.

Dec “C C” as we fondly call you, the brave and discipline
teachings you inculcated in us is still working till now.

You demonstrated your true love, I could recall your care
when my dad your elder brother “Dee Godfrey” of the
blessed memory travelled to USA with my mum you were
there for us till they returned. A man that knows no
boundary among the NWALORS, We will miss you greatly.

Adieu: Daddy till the resurrection morning

Eberechi Esther Opara
Nee {Nwalor}

Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021
TRIBUTE

My uncle fondly called by everyone Dee C.C, I found fatherly
care from you when I lost my dad 10 years ago. I have so
many memories of the times you spent with me and your
constant beautiful words of advice during those times.

Even though you're no longer here I will Cherish those
words forever. You were and will always be an inspiration
to myself, the entire family and anyone who Has come
across you. I will always remember that caring heart, warm
embrace and advice you always gave me through the good
and bad times.

You have left a void in the family that will never be filled,
your race is finally completed. Rest in peace my uncle as
you sit in the arms of the lord your maker. Your spirit will
always carry on as your memory shines as a star forever. I
will always miss you.

Ngozi Nwozuzu Nwalor
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021
TO MY LOVING FATHER-IN-LAW

Still can't believe you are gone. It feels so sad to know that
we'll never see you again when we return home. I take
solace to the fact that when I look at my husband I see you
in him.
I am privileged to have met you not just as a father in-law
but as a father.
You are a man of integrity, honest, disciplined and
incredibly time conscious and was never afraid to vocalize
your opinions to those around you.

I learnt a lot from stories you told about your past
experiences in life.

We'll really miss you Grandpa as fondly called by your
grandchildren; Chukwukaima, Chiemena and little
Chibuike.

Fare well Dad
NGOZIKA NKEMDI NWALOR.
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021

I became part and parcel of your family by marriage.
You didn't just take me as your son's wife but as your
daughter. l couldn't have expected more.
In you I discovered a lovely man, a kind-hearted person,
I became part and parcel of your family by marriage.
a man of his words, a very disciplined personality,
a rare gem.
What amazed me the most was your ability to handle
situations personally and perfectly despite your health
challenges.
To you being strong and active in any situation is a decision
and not a wish.
No wonder you remained strong till the end.
I am consoled by the fact that you lived a fulfilled life.
Rest in perfect peace Daddy.

The gap your death has caused cannot be easily filled.

Your daughter in-law

Chioma Nwalor

Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021
TRIBUTE

You were the conscience of our family. You encouraged
everyone to be a better version of oneself. You made
sure the family remained closely knitted. Good name,
Hardwork, Humility, Honesty and Integrity were values
you lived and imbibed in all of us. You believed in me! I
gained your trust! I assure you I will not disappoint.

Dr Sir Uchenna Theophilus Amarachi Nwalor.
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021
TRIBUTE
We loved you dearly and wished you lived longer. I
remember your response each time I ask you how you are
doing: “I am still around “ . Chukwuma Nwalor - your
favorite and beloved! was shocked to learn of your
demise. He said my uncle that is always seated by the table
to speak and teach me Igbo language. Ugochukwu,
Onyinyechi and Chioma are all saddened by the news and
miss you. Rest in God's bosom.

Lady Cecilia Nwalor
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021
TRIBUTE TO MY DAD

Father like no other. A disciplinarian, very pragmatic,
preemptive and proactive.
As a star, you shone brighter and brighter from your birth
until your demise.
You gave your best to every situation that confronted you
and never accepted any excuse for failure.

You were no doubt a colossus of a sort.
I learnt discipline, hardwork, planning, preparation, time
consciousness, carefulness, benevolence, optimism, self
reliance, accountability, bluntness and other invaluable
virtues from you. You had always stated that virtues like
these are not taught in any classroom, the earlier we
grabbed them when expressed, the better for us. These
are the greatest of assets you passed to us.
Many persons who drank from your Well of Wisdom
became successful and achieved no mean fits thereby.

Time and space will fail me to say all I should about you.

Having sat down and considered the way and manner you
lived your so much emulated life, I concluded that you
were accomplished.
I will definitely continue to miss you. I take solace in the
fact that you are resting the bossom of the Lord.

Adieu Daddy

Your son,
Chidi Nwalor
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021
TRIBUTE TO MY HUSBAND

There is a saying that "there is time for everything under
the sun. A time to be born and a time to die "Eccl 3: 1-2".
I have not seen it as real as it happened in your life.

You passed through many things that would have taken
your life earlier as people expected but God kept you.

Your life was worthy of emulation. You were an adviser to
many people who succeeded on your advice.

One may find fault and complain about your being too
strict and rigid in life, I think it is your destiny.

You showed love to your entire family without holding
back. The way they surrounded you at your time of
handicap showed you were appreciated and loved by the family.

Have a peaceful journey on your way to eternal rest.

Adieu Chii,
Adieu De C C
Adieu Dee de Dito
Adieu De Christopher
Adieu a Man of Peace.

May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace, Amen.

NNEOMA ELIZABETH NWALOR, Wife.
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 7, 2021
TRIBUTE TO MY BELOVED UNCLE DE CC

"In the midst of life, we are in death for that which is born
by woman shall surely die". Dee CC as we fondly call you, is a very principled man and a disciplinarian, one of the
bedrocks of the Nwalor family has answered the inevitable call to join the saints in heaven. You will be greatly missed and fondly remembered.

Dee CC as a principled man - My uncle hates dishonesty or unfairness. He will always quickly tell you the truth no
ma%er whose ox is gored. Dee CC as a disciplinarian - He
touched our lives in di'erent ways and impacted some of
his values and standards in us, which has helped shape
who we are today. Dee CC as a habitually and orderly
person - I recall my secondary school days at home, when
he visited home. On the day of his arrival, we will clear
weeds in the compound, sweep the whole house and
environs like three )mes prior to his arrival, to ensure
everywhere was sparkling clean. He hates dir)ness and
believes cleanness is next to Godliness.

My uncle De CC cracks a lot of jokes. Most people do not
know this aspect of him. Those days at home when we all
be ready for church service on Sunday morning. Dee CC will make fun of everybody saying "imbia oo - everyone claims to be a Christian that on judgement day he will see how many people will make heaven". Dee CC undoubtedly, you are now in heaven counting the Ogbor people, listening to the glorious music of the Seraphim's. Dee CC ga nke oma, rest in the bosom of the Lord with the departed Nwalors until resurrection morning.

Adieu dede m CC.

Mrs. Blessing Chukwunyere nee Nwalor

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Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 8, 2021
FAREWELL REMARKS - CHRISTOPHER CHIMA NWALOR DEE CC LIVES ON!!

At eighty-seven years, Dee CC as popularly called lived a long fruitful life. We join the Nwalor family to celebrate a life well lived. “We all die.

The goal is not to live forever, the goal is to create
something that will“– Chuck Palaniuk.

This essence of life, he has creditably acquitted himself within his divinely allotted time on earth. He has today bid us goodnight to be in a better place. While wishing him a heap of happiness in heaven, we wish he could look back to see how much the whole family misses him.

In his soft-spoken interactions and attitude to life, he was upright, unpretentious, a non-conformist of a sort, a highly principled person, and relentlessly maintained a fatherly figure. He will be remembered for his passion for education, discipline, and life of contentment. All through
his active life career at the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity, Lagos till his honorable retirement, he remained an excellent case study in integrity, and refused to curry favor – a feat which has been summarily dismissed in our government institutions, with the fast adoption of
corruption as a National lifestyle.

Undoubtedly, his footprints were sharp, bold, and deep and will definitely survive the vagaries of time. The beauty of great minds never dies, it continues to embrace and inspire us. Sweet remembrance of the just /ourish when they sleep in dust. May these treasured memories provide succor and comfort to the sons Chidi, Nkemdi, nonagenarian brother and father-in-law Chief Theo Nwalor, the entire Nwalor family and all impacted by the
transition. May the humble soul of our beloved Dee CC rest in peace and rise in glory on the resurrection morning.

On behalf of the Nwagwu family, we convey our deepest sympathies.

UZOMA O NWAGWU & FAMILY
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 8, 2021
MR. INTEGRITY GOES HOME

DE C.C. AS HE WAS FONDLY called BY HIS YOUNGER ONES, WAS SEEN IN MY CHILDHOOD DAYS AS A GENIUS. HE WAS ALWAYS CELEBRATED BECAUSE HE ALWAYS PASSED HIS EXAMINATIONS IN FLYING COLOURS. {IN THOSE DAYS
PARENTS FIRE GUNS TO HONOUR THEIR CHILDREN WHO PASSED 'CAMBRIDGE' EXAMS ie STANDARD 6.

MY SECOND PHASE OF THIS MAN WAS WHEN I WAS IN ORPHANHOOD SOJOURN AT NRI-UKWU, THE DAY 27 MAY, 1967, NNE NWAEKEIMO JANET ONWUKWE ORDERED HER CHILDREN, FRANCIS, BONIFACE AND MARK NOT TO RETURN TO NRI WITHOUT ME. SO AFTER INTERMENT OF MY MOTHER, I WAS TRICKED TO NRI-UKWU, WHERE I LIVED AT ONWUKWE ODIMBA'S FAMILY FOR 30 YEARS. ONE DAY I SAW DE C C IN ONWUKWE'S COMPOUND
COMING TO SEEK FOR MY NIECE'S HAND IN MARRIAGE, THAT DAY I FELT LIKE HAVING RETURNED TO OGBOR TO THE EXTENT THAT I SAT WITH OGBOR PEOPLE DURING DOWRY PAYMENT.

DE CC NEVER JOKED WITH ME, EVEN IN HIS SICK BED HE RARELY ALLOWED ANY MONTH PAST WITHOUT CALLING TO KNOW ABOUT MY FAMILY WELFARE, HE IS MR RIGHTEOUS BECAUSE HE IS HONEST.

We could never pervert Justice
He told his truth whether you liked it or not.
He religiously followed his mind
He Would mark you X if you refused to do the right thing.
He was not nepotic
He hated liars
He intervened if danger lurked.
He hated lasciviousness.

De CC, Mr integrity good night. May God Almighty receive
your spirit!!

AHAM IHEJIRIKA.
Posted by Henry Akaranwolu on May 8, 2021
TRIBUTE

There are no words to capture the essence of the eventful life you espoused and lived, De Cee Cee. Death is a coward whose pyrrhic victory pales in comparison to a life of purpose and impact which you lived. As the soul
leaves the body, your legacies are in the fond memories of our hearts. For a man who stood for the noble ideals of truth, contentment, discipline and fairness, you inspired us to choose good over evil. As you find peace at
the bossom of the Lord, we are inspired by your words and deeds to live true to these ideals. Knowing that the bell tolls for our individual mortalities, we shall miss every moment we spent with you on earth, till we all join
you at the ecclesiastical choir.

Rest in peace.

Basil Ugo Ihejirika.
his Life

BIOGRAPHY OF MR CHRISTOPHER CHIMAH NWALOR ( DE C. C. )

Christopher Chimah Nwalor, born 14/08/1934 to Chief Dickson M.U. Nwalor and Mrs. Mary Nwalor (both of the Church triumphant) of Umuekeugo Ogbor Uvuru, Oke - Ovoro Clan in Aboh Mbaise L.G.A. Imo State.

He started life at his maternal home Umuogbe Okpala where he was living with his maternal grandmother who took and nursed him to survival immediately after his mother's death as a toddler.

He started school at the instance of his maternal cousin Mr. Edward Azunna (now late) at St. Finbarr's Primary School Okpala, now in Ngor/Okpala L.G.A. Imo State where he did his Infant 1 to Primary 2. He met Chief Ferdinand Nwaiwu (late) there who was then in his Primary 6. He and few others in his class who were the brightest were referred to as CKC BOYS i.e. would be materials for the prestigious Christ the King's College, Onitsha. This dream of going to CKC would not be due to the local politics played and the dichotomy then between Anglicans/Catholics, which made our Ogbor people querry his father, why he a staunch Anglican would allow his son to be in a Catholic School. Succumbing to this pressure, his father moved him from St. Finbarr's to All Saints' Primary School Uvuru immediately after his Primary 2.

At All Saints' where he resumed in Primary 3 in a new academic year, the school was having Primary 4 Class for the first time. He was highly brilliant and intelligent which made the headmasterpromote him to Primary 4 after a rigorous exercise to pick the best brain in that Primary 3 Class to add to the Primary 4 Class, due to the conditionthat, for a school to qualify to have Primary 4 and partake in the 'dreaded' Manager's Exam, it ought to have a minimum of 30 Pupils in Primary 4, but All Saints Uvuru had 28 Pupils only in Primary 4. Having jumped Primary 3 into primary 4 class, C. C. Nwalor knew he needed to double up. He met Chief Silas Adiele in that Primary 4, that was how they became pals. After the 1st term primary 4 exam, he came 7th among 29 Pupils. Theheadmaster wasn't disappointed at all. He never congratulated himself either. The Great Manager's Exam came and only him and Chief Silas Adiele passed from Ogbor.

All the successful pupils from Uvuru in the said Manager's Exam were moved to Ife to do Primaries 5 and 6. At Ife he met different pupils from various parts of Mbaise being that as at then only Ife, Udo and Ahiara had Primaries 5 and 6. The competition was higher. He needed to prove that from Primary 1 he was marked for CKC and now DMGS where his brother Godfrey is or the latest star called SAGS at Nkwerre which was being promoted by the headmaster and the Priest at Ife. Primary 6 exam was taken, result out, he was at the top of the list having passed Grammar School. He also passed the interview for Grammar School and was supposed to be headed to SAGS, unfortunately circumstances beyond his control didn't permit him to go. This was in the year 1953. He was bent on going to College and had to wait for the next 3 years within which his Elder Brother Godfrey Nwalor had left College and was employed with the Produce Division. He prompted him to go back and retake the Primary 6 exam. Having left school for 3 years there was this fear of passing or not. But he had the confidence that he would. He went back to do a continuation class with thePrimary 6 at Uvuru by which time Uvuru had gotten Primary 6. Of course he passed Grammar School, went for the interview at SAGS and passed. Joyfully he went to St. Augustine's Grammar School, Nkwerre then Orlu Division in that first term of Class 1 in 1956.

At SAGS he met with now His Royal Highness Eze Prof Ben. Nwachukwu, former Vice Chancellor of FUTO and Traditional Ruler of Ife Ezinihitte Mbaise and some others who are now late, like Joel Nwachukwu, Prof. Ihekoronye. He was in the team of Boys' Scout that went to receive the Queen of England when she visited Nigeria.

He finished from SAGS in 1961. He had a little stint in teaching at Mgbidi before his maternal cousin Mr. Edward Azunna (De Eddie) now late asked him to come over to Lagos for greener pastures. De Eddie accommodated him even after he was employed by the Federal Government anddeployed to Federal Ministry of Employment, Labour and Productivity. He began his career in the Ministry as a clerk in 1962, rose through the ranks and retired in 1999 as Registrar of Trade Union, Federal Republic of Nigeria.

While in service, every Minister, Permanent Secretary, Director he worked with found him very resourceful and that accounted for why he was never transfered from the Headquarters to any other part of the country. He travelled to so many parts of the world like the USA and the UK attending conferences and courses bordering on Industrial Relations, Personnel Management, Wages and Employment etc.

He got married to Elizabeth Nwabugwu Nwalor nee Onwukwe from Nri-Ukwu Amuzu Aboh Mbaise in 1975. The marriage was blessed with 2 boys, Chidi and Nkemdi who are Lawyer and Public Servant respectively.

For C. C. Nwalor family is first and everything. He deprived himself so much to see that the Nwalor family wasn't lagging behind in any sphere of life.

He is the propounder of principle of "ASUPETE EDEE" meaning WRITE AS YOU SPELL which was based on the fact that little by little any serious person no matter how lowly placed can achieve anything. He and so many other personswho emulated him both from Ogbor and outside used it to achieve feats that beat people's imagination.

C. C. Nwalor wouldn't want to hear that any person dropped out of school for pecuniary sake, he will quickly intervene unless the situation is beyond his resources. He paid the school fees of many persons in Ogbor at different levels of education and wouldn't want the next person to know about it.

When he got to Lagos in 1962, he sorted out Ogbor people who were already in Lagos like late Chief Joshua Adiukwu, the father of Our traditional Ruler HRH Eze Engr. G. C. Adiukwu, late Mr. GSO Anyamele, Mr. Enyinna Iroha, Mr. Benneth Odocha, Mr. Angus Nwokocha, just to mention but a few. He joined Ogbor Development Union (ODU) Lagos and served in different capacities from then till he retired and came back home this millennium. He was behind the many steps and strides taken by ODU Lagos in bringing many developmental projects to Ogbor. The provision of books, school uniforms and rewarding of outstanding performing teachers inthe Primary Schools in Ogbor by ODU Lagos were his thoughts and that of like-minds.

He was a very meticulous and principled person and believed so much in being proactive.He was also very bold and blunt and will see to the prevalence of justice and truth not minding whose Ox is gored.

In Church he was active in the Men's Group of St. Simon's Anglican Church until he became incapacitated healthwise. In the community, he was a member of the Ekwueme Age Grade, which membership by the cause of nature has dwindled drastically.

By the grace of God and his high level of discipline, he was able to manage Diabetics for 31 years. He had a domestic accident in September 2020 that led to partial stroke, a situation he was in until he finally took a bow on the 9th day of March, 2021.

Mr. C. C. Nwalor, will be missed by many for different good reasons.

As people of faith, we have consoled ourselves with the hope we have about the dead in Christ.

Rest on Dad, till we meet to part no more.

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