34-year-old UN Doctor, Onyedikachi Izuogu, who was among the aid workers killed by Boko Haram terrorists on 1st March, 2018, in Rann, Borno State, will buried today in his hometown, Umukalu Umukor Nkwerre in Nkwerre LGA of Imo State.
Friends of the late UN Doctor have taken to social media to pen down tributes to him.
Ugonmma Chinaka wrote;
My heartfelt condolence to Mark Umelo Izuogu and family in Umukalu Village Nkwerre for the death of his younger brother Dr Anthony Onyedikachi Izuogu, 33 years of Age.He was until his death a medical consultant to the United Nations/UNICEF IDP camp in Rann Borno state, Dr Kachi was murdered by Boko Haram when they attack IDP camp in Rann Borno state on Thursday march 1st. may your gentle soul rest peace amen.
Rest in peace our great son Nkwerre people mourn you.
To Boko Haram one day your day will come until that day I curse you.
Walter Franklin Ilonah wrote;
Late Dr Anthony onyedikachi Izuogu in company of Nigerian troup in Rann Borno state,eventually he died along side many of the soldiers, may your soul rest in perfect peace
Sorochi Lucky Ugoala wrote;
‘Throwback pictures’….people usually do it to either celebrate or make a joke but here am I today instead of doing the aforementioned, I am mourning a friend turned brother Late Dr. Onyedikachi Izuogu. I remember the first picture when we trekked from Ekosodin to Maingate to check our names on the admission board close to the security post..he jokingly said to us Soronwanna & Ugee.. I beg make we snap so people for house go know sey this matter Na true & for our unborn children that it wasn’t easy to secure admission to study…I & Ugee now Mrs. Ugonna..agreed to join him snap…Gosh… Na me dey write this epistle?? I am short of words Father in heaven please console his immediate family.
The second picture late Dr. Kachi was putting on a white BYC v-neck Tshirt in Uniben when he went to play basketball with few of our friends from Hummer hostle before he left for UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI,where he finally secured his admission to study Medicine which was his passion..He just wanted to serve humanity, can’t believe I am typing this…kachi was cute…..handsome,kind hearted,very intelligent…my most loyal friend…he was my roommate,colleague in El’computers… Back then in Peculiar Hostle because of his gentleness & cuteness everybody was calling him “fuckor kachi’ this word was coined by Dr.Ayesan now in the United States practicing medicine too like Late Dr. Kachi…..kai.. All this sweet memories all gone in a blink of an eye…Late Dr. Kachi was everyone’s favorite in our days in Uniben….I called him late week Monday morning with Scorol our friend, he told me that he will be going to India to marry,that his money is now complete…which Scorol told him no need it’s the lady that pays the dowry….he laughed at said he wants to set a record by being the first man to pay the woman’s pride price, we asked him how?
He said you know weda Na igbo girl wey dey for India wey I wan go marry? Scorol called him one of his nicknames ‘Juju’ I dey believe you, i beg be careful for there… He told Scorol…put the phone for speakloud make I ask ‘Ochi’ something..i smiled knowing what the question was…because we’ve been discussing about it lately… He reemphasised again, I say the phone for speakloud….then the question popped….Oboy when you wan marry??.. U dey carry your small pikin face dey deceive yourself….no think sey you never old.. I couldn’t hold the laughter….i answered in affirmation….na you I dey wait for but my own no go pass this year; if only you agree to borrow me money…we all laughed….i then asked no work this morning….he told us.. He wants to rest that the work no too easy like that….kai…. Boro Haram wetin Kachi ‘Juju’ do una? Na still una people my brother go help wey dey for IDP camp yet… Una carry una stupid ideology go there… Onyedikachi Izuogu… Your memories still lives on… You’ve touched lives in your little possible ways…