Political aficionados congregate as Edema buries In-law

It was a congregation of political aficionados Thursday and Friday January 12 and 13 respectively when Chairman of


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Political aficionados congregate as Edema buries In-law
Late Mrs. Juliana Uruntajirinere Oritsejafor

It was a congregation of political aficionados Thursday and Friday January 12 and 13 respectively when Chairman of Warri South Local Government Area, Delta State, Hon. Matthew Mofe Edema alongside his co-in-law, joined the Oritsejafors as well as Odatuwas to bury late (Mrs.) Juliana Uruntajirinere Oritsejafor (Nee Odatuwa) who was a devout Christian before her transition at the age of 84.

The grandeur ceremony which began with a Service of Songs Thursday January 12 at the St. Andrew’s Anglican Cathedral, Okere Road, Warri and was followed with interment as well as entertainment of guests Friday January 13 at Atuwatse Primary School, Esisi Road, Warri.

The programme was rounded off with an Outing/Thanksgiving Service Sunday January 15.

We present highlight shots of the impressive events as sent in by Our Senior Correspondent.

Vicar of St. Andrew’s Anglican Cathedral, Warri, Ven. Paul Whiskel leading the procession after the funeral service

The remains of late Mrs. Oritsejafor being lowered at the grave site in her compound at Ireden Crescent, G.R.A Warri, Delta State

Hon. & Mrs. Mofe Edema during the interment of late Mrs. Oritsejafor

Hon. Matthew Edema welcoming Hon. George Ekpemupolo (clad in white) into the reception arena

Mrs. Joy Edema laying wreath on the grave of her late mother, while others observe

Cross Section of Pan Ocean Staff

Cross Section of the Odatuwas at the reception

Hannah group laying wreath round the grave of late Mrs. Juliana Oritsejafor

Hon. Edema walking triumphantly to the arena in-company of his supporters

Cross Section of Gbenga Ojofeitimi’s close associates

From Right: Hon. Steven Dolor, Mrs. Ufuoma Ajuwa, Hon. Lebi Yonwuren, Mrs. Ufuoma Etsaghara, Linda Ikpuri & others

Hon. Matthew Mofe Edema, Gbenga Ojofeitimi & others at the service of songs

The Oritsejafors

Hannah group of St. Andrew’s Anglican Cathedral, Warri where late Mrs. Juliana Oritsejafor belonged before her transition (extreme right is Mrs. Ezonebi Odumosu)

Cross Section of Staff from Warri South Local Government Council

2nd from left: Johnson Agbeyegbe, Chief Joseph Otumara & his wife, Mrs. Justina Otumara

Former Warri South Transition Committee Chairman, Dr. Austin Uroye (left) & others

Children & In-laws of late Mrs. Juliana Oritsejafor (L-R) Alfred Oritsejafor, Mark Oritsejafor, Chairman of Warri South Local Government Area, Hon. Matthew Mofe Edema & Gbenga Ojofeitimi

Mrs. Joy Edema (left) & her sister leading the procession to Mama’s final resting place on earth

Executive Director Planning, Research & Statistics, DESOPADEC, Engr. Victor Wood & others at the Service of Songs

Chief Tunde Smooth & others during the Service of Songs

Mrs. Joy Edema (3rd right) & her close relatives

R-L: Vice Chairman of Warri South Local Government Area, Hon. Charlie Etsaghara, Chairman PDP Warri South, Mr. Johnson Agbeyegbe & others

L-R: Rev. S. Agah, Ven. Paul Whiskel & Rev. Friday Udorefe during the funeral at the grave site

From left: Hon. Kenneth Efejuku, Hon. Eugene Ebisin, former Warri South Transition Committee Vice Chairman, Dafe Ikpuri, a guest & Hon. Oris Eyikimi 

L-R: Hon. Kingsley Tenumah, Hon. Marcus Udoyo, Hon. Kingsley Edafiadjebre & others

Hon. Matthew Edema acknowledging cheers from guests

R-L: Chairman of Okpe Local Government Area, Chief Godwin Ejinyere, Chairman of Warri South-West Local Government Area, Hon. George Ekpemupolo & others

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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