Family announces burial arrangements for former Rep member

The family of a former member of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Dr Cairo Ojougboh, has announced his burial arrangements.

The late Ojougboh, who died on February 7, 2024, aged 64, will be buried on Friday, April 19, 2024 at the Ojougboh Family Compound in Agbor, Delta State.

The internment will take place immediately after a Funeral Mass, scheduled to start by 10:00 am at the St. John The Baptist Catholic Church along Old Lagos/Asaba Road, Agbor in Delta State.

Reception will take place the same day at the Open Ground, Opposite Central Hospital, Agbor.

The late Ojougboh, who hailed from Delta State, was a prominent grassroot politician, fearless and outspoken without prejudice to tribe or tongue.

According to a statement released by the family, other lined-up burial activities that will precede the interment are Requiem Mass on Thursday, April 16, 2024 by 4:00 pm at the Church for The Assumption, Asokoro, Abuja and Vigil Mass on Thursday, April 18, 2024 by 4:00 pm at All Saints Catholic Church, Alihame, Agbor, Delta State.

The Christian Wake will take place on Thursday, April 18, 2024 between 6:00 pm and 10:00 pm at the Ojougboh Family Compound, Alihame, Agbor, Delta State.

The burial activities shall be capped with a Thanksgiving Mass on Sunday April 21, 2024 at All Saints Catholic Church, Alihame, Agbor, Delta State by 9:00 am.

Late Cairo Ojougboh represented Ika Federal Constituency of Delta State in the House of Representatives from 2003 to 2007 and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State.

He was also a former Executive Director Project of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).