Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Family of Late Deputy Gov Mathias Offoboche Announce Burial Arrangements

Late Dr Offoboche

Late Dr Offoboche

The family of the former Deputy Governor of Cross River state, Late Dr. Matthias Oko Offoboche, have released burial information for their deceased husband, father and grandfather.  

In a statement by the first son of the deceased Dr Clay Oko Offoboche, the body of the deceased deputy governor is expected to arrive Abuja International airport on Monday 30th November 2015.  A church service will take place at the Holy Trinity Abuja on the same day.  There will be a lying-in-state at his Abuja residence after the mass.

The body will depart Abuja for Calabar, the Cross River State capital on 1st of December 2015.  The State Executive Council will hold a valedictory session in honor of the former deputy governor on the same day, 1st December 2015, after which a mass will be held for him at the St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, Calabar.

The body will then depart Calabar for Ogoja on 2nd December 2015.  A mass will be held at The Catholic Cathedral, Ogoja when the body arrives Ogoja.  Dr Offoboche will be laid to rest on 3rd December, 2015 at his residence in Ijaja Estate, Offoboche Village, Okuku in his home town of Yala L.G.A.

May his soul rest in peace.

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