Acknowledgements & Credits

Acknowledgements And Credits


  • Niger Dawn (1954) by Frances M Hensley – Published by Arthur H. Stockwell Limited, Ilfracombe, North Devon
  • Adam Mathew Publications – Adam Matthew Digital Ltd, Pelham House, London Road, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 2AG, ENGLAND
  • A Combs & C Resource for Researchers – 1996-2010 Combs-Coombs & c. Research Group
  • Archive documents, including letters, journals and photographic collections of Frances M Hensley (née Dennis) and Thomas John Dennis of the Church Missionary Society (C.M.S)
  • (2005) The History And Culture Of Idumuje-Ugboko, by Oyibo Chiazor, Chijioke Okolie, and late Chief, Professor Somayina Nwoko – Litho Prints, Ibadan, Nigeria


Our unceasing gratitude goes to the following individuals who provided invaluable information and material, without which it would have been impossible to complete this assignment.  We remain eternally grateful for the knowledge shared and the patience shown.

The late Mr. E Chukwuka
Mr. Dick Omezi
The late Princess Ohanwusi Iyasere
Mr. Felix Sunday Banye
Mr. Samuel Onyeabor Olomina (Awola)
Rev. Dr. Solomon Nwabuokei
Mr. Jonathan Ubaka Aseh
Mr. Paul Bamah
Mr. Onuwa Lawrence Didi
The late Prince Martin Nwoko
Chief Azuka Sunday Edemodu
Mr. Okenye Maha
Prince Dan Nwoko
The late Mr. Onwuamaonyeukwu Esuzor
Mr. Sunday Onaifo
The late Justice Frank Nwulu
Mr. Bunor Ezechiogbe
Mr. Uche Aligbe
Mr. Reuben Moemeke
The late Chief Konwe Akpakwu
Mr. Chigbue Maduka
Mr. Jonah Esonye
Mr. Emenanjor Esonye
The late Princess Omeogor Iwuoha
Mr. Azubuike Chima
Mrs. Egbunonwo Chima (Miss)
Mr. Roland Igbenabor
Mr. Donatus Dibie
Mr. Oselukwue Osanmor
Mr. Chukwuasia Oba
The late Mr. Sunday Obuzome (Sunday Waay)
Mr. Chukwukwei Chinye (Darkroom)
The late Mr. Oselukwue Njokode
Mrs. Anombem Njokede
Mr. Okafor Anyasi (Omile)
The late Mr. Chukwudi Odor
Mr. Chukwunwike Odega
Mr. Ikechukwu Odega
The late Mr. Okenye Aninye
Mr. Okwudili Anyasi
Mr. Chukwudi Maha
Mrs. Ifeoma Chukwudi Maha
The late Mr. Odinfono Dike
Mr. Uche Okolie
Mr. Sunday Okoh Nwabuzor
Mr. Geoffrey Diai
Mrs. Elue Stella Nene-Adekunle
Mr. Achomba Okoh
Mr. Okafor Chinye (Ajilo)

We also want to use this opportunity to recognise and thank The late Prince Patrick Eke Nwoko.  It was his unwavering quest for information on Obi Nkeze Nwoko II and the Church Missionary Society that inspired this work.