22nd August, 2022
Delta State was agog at the weekend as dignitaries from all walks of life stormed the state for the burial of late Princess Margaret Obaigbena, mother of Nduka Obaigbena, Publisher of THISDAY and Arise Television.
The funeral service was held on Saturday at the St Andrews Anglican Church Owa-Oyibu, the headquarters of Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State.
At the funeral service were the APC Presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; Labour Party’s Presidential candidate, Dr. Peter Obi; PDP’s Vice Presidential candidate, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa; President, Dangote Groups, Aliko Dangote; Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo, Gov. Charles Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra, Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun; Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos and Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State.
Also at the event were the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor; Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele; Jim Ovia; Tony Elumelu and ex-Ogun State Governors, Chief Olusegun Osoba , Donald Duke , Adams Oshiomhole, among others.