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Monday, March 11, 2013


The family of late Veteran Nollywood actor and broadcaster, Chief Justus Esiri, who died on February 19, 2013 following a complication from diabetes, has released details of his burial arrangement.
According to the spokesman of the Esiri family and ace photojournalist, Mr. George Esiri, the late actor will be buried in his hometown of Abraka in Delta State on Friday, April 12.
There will be service of songs for the late Esiri on April 9, followed by a commendation mass at St. Jude Catholic Church, Mafoluku, Lagos, on April 10.
Immediately after the service the body is expected to be flown to Warri in Delta State for the second and final phase of the burial arrangements.
According to the spokesman, the body will then proceed to Abraka where there will be another commendation mass/lying-in-state at the Polo Turf in Abraka on April 12.
The body will, thereafter, be moved to his residence in Abraka for interment and entertainment of guests.

Prior to this announcement, the Esiri family had politely turned down interview requests.
However, a condolence register had since been opened at the residence of the deceased at 14 Alhaji Azeez, Beesam, off Airport Road, Lagos.

He is survived by Mrs Omiete Esiri, widow; children, Mrs Ophlia Edewor, Mrs Ejiro Efijemueh, Mr. Justus Esiri Jnr, Dr. Sidney Esiri (Dr Sid), Mr. Andrew Esiri, Miss Tobor Esiri and grandchildren.

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