10th December, 2010
Late wife of Governor Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, Clara, may be buried in the governorâ€™sÂ compound at Iyamho Etsako West on Friday, 17 December, 2010.
Sources close to the Governor informed the P.M.NEWS that funeral services willÂ commence on Wednesday, 15 December and end with a thanksgiving service at theÂ Catholic Church along Airport Road, Benin. The invitation cards and posters are saidÂ to be in the making.
Sources close to the governor told the P.M.NEWS that it is after the burial that theÂ daughterâ€™s wedding will come up.
Meanwhile, the Edo State Government House has been turned into a sort of Mecca byÂ thousands of sympathisers who thronged the place to sign the condolence register.
Chieftains of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) who visited Oshiomhole includeÂ Chief Bisi Akande, Segun Osoba, Niyi Adebayo, Govs. Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti), RaufÂ Aregbesola (Osun), Babatunde Fashola (Lagos) and Dele Alake.
Others are Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State, former governor of Delta State,Â Emmanuel Uduaghan and others.
Those that visited yesterday were Governors Jolly Nyanko of Adamawa, Ikedi OhakimÂ of Imo, Gbenga Daniel of Ogun, Bukola Saraki of Kwara, Aliyu Babangida of Niger,Â Danjuma Goje, Gombe, Attahiru Jega, Peter Obi of Anambara, local governmentÂ caretaker chairmen in Edo State, traditional rulers and religious leaders from farÂ and wide.