Celebration of Life

Deacon (Barrister) Chris William

AMAHWE (C.W.A) AKIRI

Celebration of Life

Deacon (Barrister) Chris William

AMAHWE (C.W.A) AKIRI

BIOGRAPHY

EARLY LIFE

Deacon (Barrister) Chris William Amahwe (C.W.A.) Akiri was born on Wednesday, September 3rd, 1947 to Mr. Thomas Etarigbenu Akiri and Mrs Omobire Akiri, nee Esemudje, in Kokori–Inland in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State.

He was the first son and second child of six children. He was bred and nurtured in Ode-Irele, Ondo State, which was the reason he spoke all the dialects of the Yoruba language and the Urhobo language very fluently.

With very humble beginnings, at a young age, he was a farmer of palm produce, where he collected fruits from young palm trees, kneaded the nuts and produced palm oil.

EDUCATION

He had his Primary School education at Saint Peter’s Catholic School, Ode-Irele (Ondo State), and thereafter his Secondary education at the Methodist Secondary Modern School, Ode-Irele (Ondo State) as well as at Saint Murumba College, …

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Your loving and kind-hearted memories will be eternal By every standard of decency, you led a fulfilled life. You took all you could from life and gave back abundantly. Yes, you gave back abundantly! As you touched a lot of lives including mine. Your kindhearted and your philanthropic nature were a estament of where my mom got those pious features from. You see, it is natural that we will miss you greatly. But I take solace in that you created a lot like you in this world. Your likes shall live on! As a worthy role model, the inspirations you inculcated in us will be eternal. Uncle Chris, as you journey home today to be with the Almighty and All-knowing; may your big-hearted soul rest easy! Farewell Uncle, till we meet again to path no more – Winson Ratty     I have met Chris in France and I remember his wise opinions. I have kept the book he gave to me “the way it is “ which is a very pertinent study on Nigerian history and present politic He is part of the Nigerian history – Yves Guermond    All our love to the family as they celebrate the remarkable life lived by this beloved man! We thank God for the blessed body of Christ around the world. We thank God for this man’s influence that continues through each of you. May your hearts be comforted and strengthened and inspired as we continue to run looking forward to the day of His return. – Ps Amanda Innes    The Loving Mercies of God rest and abide over all of your lives! We love you dearly as a family and Shalom Shalom to you all – from CE Ltka 1

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