Actress Mimi Orjiekwe Honours Father’s Legacy in Grand Enugu Burial Ceremony


Actress Mimi Orjiekwe bid farewell to her father, Thomas Chukwuwike Orjiekwe, in a lavish burial ceremony on April 7, held in her hometown.

Sharing glimpses of the event on her Instagram page, Mimi showcased the grandeur of the occasion, featuring a chariot procession, horse riders, and men adorned in vibrant animal costumes, all paying tribute to her late father.

Expressing gratitude to supporters, Mimi penned a heartfelt message, acknowledging the efforts of event organizers in making her father’s day memorable.

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“Yesterday we laid our father Ochendo to rest… Keep resting Dad. Dr. TcOrjiekwe.. Till we meet to part no more love you,” she wrote, while also commemorating the occasion with a Biblical reference: “In Christ, we have the hope of seeing one another again.”

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Thomas Chukwuwike Orjiekwe passed away on November 4, 2023, following a brief illness.

Mimi Orjiekwe

Mimi, born on July 14, 1987, was previously married to fellow actor Charles Billion, with whom she shares a daughter.

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