Patience Jonathan’s Mum for Burial November 1Femi Kehinde, News Friday, October 18th, 2013
The remains of late Madam Charity Oba, the mother of the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, will be committed to mother earth on November 1.
A statement by the Director of Information in the Presidency, Mrs. Ayotunde Adesugba, in Abuja on Friday said the final burial ceremonies will commence on October 31
“On Thursday, October 31, there will be a brief Service of Songs at the Port Harcourt Polo Club in GRA at 9 a.m. Thereafter, the body will leave immediately for her husband’s compound in Okrika, Rivers.
“On Friday, November 1, the lying-in-state will be at her husband’s residence at Ambemebiri, Okrika, while the funeral service will take place at 10am at the National Field, Okrika.
“This will be followed by the interment at her husband’s compound,’’ the statement said.
The ceremonies which would take place in Port Harcourt and Okrika were expected to attract dignitaries and people from all walks of life.
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