The atmosphere was filled with emotions and tears flowed freely on Friday in Nnono Oboro in Ikwuano local government area of Abia as former Enyimba FC defender, Christian Jacob was committed to the mother earth, ABN TV reports.
In his sermon, the clergyman advised the emotionally overwhelmed sympathisers not to weep like those who do not have hope.
Testimonies of the virtuous life of the ex-Nigerian international popularly known as Nkita Ara appeared to have even fueled the tears in people’s eyes as they wept uncontrollably.
Even his teammates who came to pay their last respect were not left out of the tear bazaar.
His father was said to have deliberately avoided the funeral service in order not to get his health further deteriorated.
ABN TV reports that Christian Jacob was shot dead by unknown gun men on 8th May at his residence in Aba, Abia State.
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