Omosigho family picks date for Omo’s burial


The Omosigho family has released the programme for the burial of Engr. Felix Bright Uwagboe Omo, who died after a brief illness, aged 85, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

In a statement, the family said the burial rites will commence on Wednesday, April 18 till 22, and will hold in Port Harcourt, Rivers State and Benin City, Edo State.

According to the family, “The Service of Songs/Celebrations of Life, will hold in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, while the lying-in state will hold at his office, Fuwa Nigeria Limited, on Friday, April 20, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, as well as his residence in the city. After this, the body leaves for Benin City, Edo State, where a Service of Songs and another lying-in state will be held at his residence, 92, Ihama Road, GRA, Benin City.”

They said the final internment service will be held on Saturday, April 21 in Benin City, which will be followed by entertainment at Edo Hotel. A thanksgiving and outing services will hold on Sunday, April 22, in honour of Omo, the family added.

Late Engr. Omo, a German-trained mechanical engineer, was father to Executive Chairman, Edo Development and Property Authority, Isoken Omo.