Clara Adams Oshiomhole For Burial Next Week

Mrs. Clara Oshiomhole

•Mrs. Clara Oshiomhole

Late wife of Governor Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, Clara, may be buried in the governor’s  compound at Iyamho Etsako West on Friday, 17 December, 2010.

•Mrs. Clara Oshiomhole

Sources close to the Governor informed the P.M.NEWS that funeral services will  commence on Wednesday, 15 December and end with a thanksgiving service at the  Catholic Church along Airport Road, Benin. The invitation cards and posters are said  to be in the making.

Sources close to the governor told the P.M.NEWS that it is after the burial that the  daughter’s wedding will come up.

Meanwhile, the Edo State Government House has been turned into a sort of Mecca by  thousands of sympathisers who thronged the place to sign the condolence register.

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Chieftains of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) who visited Oshiomhole include  Chief Bisi Akande, Segun Osoba, Niyi Adebayo, Govs. Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti), Rauf  Aregbesola (Osun), Babatunde Fashola (Lagos) and Dele Alake.

Others are Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State, former governor of Delta State,  Emmanuel Uduaghan and others.

Those that visited yesterday were Governors Jolly Nyanko of Adamawa, Ikedi Ohakim  of Imo, Gbenga Daniel of Ogun, Bukola Saraki of Kwara, Aliyu Babangida of Niger,  Danjuma Goje, Gombe, Attahiru Jega, Peter Obi of Anambara, local government  caretaker chairmen in Edo State, traditional rulers and religious leaders from far  and wide.

—Yomi Obaditan

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