Monday, February 12, 2018

Remembering Late Mrs Charity Nonyelum Nwosu of Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, UNN

On Sunday, December 16, 2017, members of staff of Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, University of Nigeria, Nsukka were shocked by the death of one of their own – Mrs Charity Nonyelum Nwosu (Nee OBI). Mrs Nwosu, who died in a motor accident at the age of 42, was a Higher Executive Officer in the Collection Development Division where she contributed for years to the seamless acquisition of new information materials for the benefit of the University at large.

On February 5, 2018, members of staff of the library, led by the University Librarian, Prof (Mrs) Chinwe N. Ezeani joined Late Mrs Nwosu’s family and well-wishers in a Christian wake keep at her home in Nkpor Junction by Onuiyi, Nsukka, Enugu State. Speaking at the event, Prof (Mrs) Ezeani regretted Mrs Nwosu’s demise at a time when she was at the peak of her service to the University of Nigeria. She extended the University Administration’s condolences to her family, especially her husband, Engr Dr Cajethan Maduabuchi Nwosu, who is a member of staff in the Faculty of Engineering.
University Librarian, Prof (Mrs) Chinwe N. Ezeani consoling the family at their residence

Members of staff of the University Library also paid their last respect to her as she was laid to rest in Anambra State on Saturday, February 10, 2018. Reading the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Benjamin Ozumba’s tribute to her, Deputy University Librarian, Dr (Mrs) Mercy Nwegbu explained that the University was grateful for Mrs Nwosu’s service. The Vice Chancellor also wished the family the strength to bear the loss.

Mrs Nwosu will be sorely missed by the Library. May her soul rest in peace.
Deputy University Librarian, Dr (Mrs) Mercy Nwegbu reading the VC's tribute
The remains of Mrs Nwosu leaving the Church
Representatives of the University Library at the Burial

Location: Nsukka, Nigeria


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