It is now clear that Chief Nnamdi Wokekoro, former Mayor of Port Harcourt city and chairman of the Local Government Service Commission would begin his journey home in a couple of days to come.
According to information, the burial date of the Mayor is set for the 16th of this month.
But ahead of the actual burial date, a number of activities have been lined up in honour of “Ikwerre I”.
From what we have learnt, the process shall commence on Saturday 9th November, 2019 with a road show.
At 6.30am, Rebisi youths would file out from their homes to participate in a peaceful procession around parts of Port Harcourt city.
On Monday, the 11th, wrestlers in his community would take centre-stage. They would wrestle in memory of Wokekoro who spared nothing in his effort to sustain the wrestling culture of his people.
Tuesday, women of Ogbum nu Abali would take their turn.
A novelty football match between D/line All Stars FC and Amalgamated All Stars FC is planned for Wednesday at the Sharks Stadium by 4pm.
On Thursday, a night of tributes would hold at the Golf Section of the Port Harcourt Club.
The organizers say that on Friday, the remains of one of the most prominent mayors ever to step into City Hall would lie-in-state at the Port Harcourt City Council where dignitaries as well as staff of the council are expected to pay their last respects. Thereafter, on Saturday, an open air service would be organized at the Polo Club.
It would then be followed by his interment at12 noon at his residence.
Across Rebisi, across Rivers State, preparations for the burial of a man who touched so many lives are in top gear.
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