Iloka Matriarch, ‘Silver Nwanyi’ Goes Home


Chris Asika

Some people are born with greatness, while some through a dint of hard work, doggedness, resilience, focus and consistency become not only great and successful, but also make a mark in their existence on earth through human capital development, mentoring, humanitarian service to mankind with total devotion to God Almighty.

The Ilokas celebrated the 50th marriage anniversary of Sir Cajetan Iloka and Lady Anastasia Iloka with pomp in December 2018, which had family, friends and relations around the world in attendance. Little did they know that death will come calling for their matriach shortly. That was the story of Late Mrs. Anastasia Uzoamaka Iloka (AKA Silver Nwanyi) who died on December 10, 2019.

She was born in 1952 into the family of late Chief Cajetan and late Mrs. Josephine Nwankwo of Obotu village in Ezira town in Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State. Lady Iloka was the oldest of the six siblings of her…

Source: Thisday Newspaper