Death after suya: Man, 2 children for burial Oct 29

Posted On 10 Oct 2021
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Death after suya: Man, 2 children for burial Oct 29

Sunday Okechukwu Ogba, the man who died on August 25, alongside two of his children and four children of his friend, after taking suya in Umuahia, would be buried on October 29.

Ogba, 52, and his two children, Master Chigozirim, 17, and Miss Eberechi,14, would all be buried in their hometown, Amadike, Akanu Item, in Bende Local Government Area of Abia State.

Ogba, who had invited four children of his friend over as he had over time, bought suya and some packs of fruit juice to entertain members of his family and their guests.

After the suya and the fruit juice meal, seven out of the nine persons that ate them died, including Ogba and his two children, with the only survivors being his wife and daughter.

According to the burial arrangement announced by Chinedu Victor Okechukwu, on behalf of the family, the deceased bodies will leave the mortuary on the same day and have a brief stopover at Assemblies of God Church, Nkporo Lane, Umuahia.

A funeral service will be held in their honour at 11 am, after which they will be laid to rest at their Amadike, Akanu Item residence.

The four children of Ogba’s friend, who died alongside him, Kelechi Chibuzor, 12; Sunday Chibuzor, 10; Oluomachi Chibuzor, 8, and Kingsley Chibuzor, 3, were all buried penultimate week, in their home town, Umuhu Ohuhu, in Umuahia North local government area.

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