George Floyd who was born George Obinna Floyd from Umuoffor kindred in Obokwu Obibi Aboh Mbaise in Imo State.
Are you aware that George Floyd whose death in the hands of Minnesota police officers and caused so much euphoria due to the way the officers murdered him, is from Imo state? Unimaginable, isn’t it?
His death caused outrage and rekindled the movement, Black Lives Matters and led to several protests which turned violent in some states and cities in the United States. This protest further spread to others countries in Europe, where widespread protests saw the demolition of statues connected to slavery.
He was reportedly reburied in Mbaise in Imo State after an Igbo Pastor helped to trace his ancestral root.
This followed discovery by a clergyman, Pastor Humble Okoro, allegedly linking late George Floyd to Mbaise, The Republican News can report.
Following Pastor Okoro statement, “I have traced the ancestral root of George Obinna Floyd to Umuoffor kindred in Obokwu Obibi Aboh Mbaise Imo State and I feel so happy now that we have reburied him alongside with his ancestors.