Commodore Amadi "Aguiyi Owamba" Ikwechegh
February 25, 1951 - November 11, 2009
Amadi Guy Ikwechegh lived a life that was shaped by unyielding ideals of honor, integrity, a strong sense of identity and an abiding concern for the welfare of others. It was also a life defined by strong Catholic beliefs and an exemplary work ethic that took him to the pinnacle of service to God and country. In all, he served his country as a naval officer for 33 years, I month and 27 days.
He was born, the second son, of Obediah and Grace Ucha Ikwechegh of Ndi Ntuta, Amakpo, Igbere in Bende LGA of Abia State, Nigeria. A comprehensively educated and cerebral man, he attended Township School in Aba and the Nigerian Military School, Zaria. He went on to the . . .