AN IGBO ICON HAS FALLEN. OKE OSISI ADAGO. BUT THE LEGACY LIVES ON…
Dr. Julius Sylvester Ezeani Asokwu, or most commonly known as “Onowu” of New Jersey, was born on November 10, 1942 in Warri, (a robust commercial city located in present day Delta State, Nigeria) to the family of British trained Staff Sergeant, Ethelbert Asokwu, from Ifite Dunu, Dunukofia Local Government Area, and Mrs. Agatha Asokwu (née Iloabuchi) from Abagana, Njikoka Local Government Area – both from Anambra State. At age 5, Julius moved to Abagana to live with his grand parents, Obidike (Akata Isi Ebue) and Mgbafor (Iyom) Iloabuchi of Orofia Village. Akata Isi Ebue taught Julius the traditional ways of making yam mounds and the planting of cassava and maize, among other things. Read More
In Loving Memory
Dr. Julius Asokwu Sea, 1942 – 2014.
Husband. Father. Brother. Uncle. Friend to All. ONOWU!