10-day funeral rites for ex-Vice President Alex Ekwueme begin next week

10-day funeral rites for ex-Vice President Alex Ekwueme begin next week

The funeral obsequies for former Vice President of Nigeria, Sir Alex Ekwueme, will begin next week. The 85-year-old elder statesman died at The London Clinic at 10:00 pm on Sunday, 19th November 2017 following a chest infection. Below are the details of the 10-day funeral rites:

 
FRIDAY 19 JANUARY, 2018 LAGOS
1.) 2.00 PM: Memorial Service Cathedral Church of Christ Marina, Lagos.
2.) 5.00PM Evening of Tributes & Music Venue: The Landmark, Oniru

 
SATURDAY 27 JANUARY, 2018 LONDON
5.00PM Memorial Service at St Marylebone Parish Church London, W1
SUNDAY 28 JANUARY, 2018 ABUJA
1.) 6.00 PM Evening of Tributes Venue: International Conference Centre, Abuja.
2.) Depart London, circa 10.00pm Arrives Abuja on Monday, 29 January.
MONDAY 29 JANUARY, 2018
1.) ABUJA: 10.00 AM Federal Government Commendation Ceremonies Venue: Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport / Eagle Square
TUESDAY 30 JANUARY, 2018
1.) 1.00 PM: Depart Abuja for Enugu
2.) ENUGU 4.00PM Service of Songs Venue: Cathedral Church of the Good Shepherd
WEDNESDAY 31 JANUARY, 2018
1.) ENUGU: 10.00 AM S. E. Zone Commendation Ceremonies Venue: Okpara Square THURSDAY 01 FEBRUARY, 2018 1.) 10.00 AM Depart Enugu by Motorcade
2.) AWKA 12.00 PM Anambra State Commendation Ceremonies Venue: Ekwueme Square, Awka.
3.) 4.00 PM Depart for Oko By Motorcade OKO
4.) 5.00 PM Service of Songs
FRIDAY 02 FEBRUARY, 2018
1.) 8.00 AM Lying in State
2.) 11.00 AM Funeral Service
3.) 1.30PM Interment
SATURDAY 03 FEBRUARY, 2018
Condolences Monday 05 – TUESDAY 06 FEBRUARY, 2018 Condolences continue.
SUNDAY 11 FEBRUARY, 2018 9.00 AM
Outing Service Venue: St. John the Divine Church, Oko.

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