Stephen Keshi To Be Buried July 29th 2016 TrendyVoice

20 July 2016

Stephen Keshi To Be Buried July 29th 2016




The burial of former Super Eagles captain and Chief
Coach, Stephen Keshi, who died on June 8th has
been slated for July 29th at his hometown, Illah in
Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta
State.

According to the Delta State Commissioner for
Information, Patrick Ukah who is a member of the
Keshi burial committee, Keshi's funeral ceremony
will commence on Thursday July 28th and end on
Sunday July 31st.
The funeral would kick off in Edo State on Thursday
July 28th with a requiem mass at Saint Paul's
Catholic Church, Airport Road, Benin-City, from
9:00 am, followed by lying in state at Samuel
Ogbemudia Stadium, also in Benin-City, by
11:00am.

There will also be a novelty match by All Stars as
well as a session of tributes in honour of the late
soccer star at the stadium.

"The same day, his remains will depart Benin-City
for Asaba, Delta State, from 1:15pm. On arrival,
there will be lying in state ceremony at Stephen
Keshi International Stadium, Indoor Hall, Asaba,
from 3:15pm, followed by a novelty match by All
Stars and Tributes at Stephen Keshi International
Stadium, Asaba, from 3:30pm"Ukah said The
service of songs/vigil Mass will the same day hold
at St John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Illah, by
6:00pm, according to the obsequies release.
On Friday, July 29th, his body will leave Asaba for
his hometown, Illah by 7am.

There will be a lying in state at his family home,
Ukpologwu Quarters, Illah, from 8:30am. A
Requiem Mass will take place at St John the
Evangelist Catholic Church, Illah, by 10:00am
followed by interment at his family compound,
Ukpologwu Quarters, Illah, from 12:30pm.

A thanksgiving will be held at the Evangelist
Catholic Church, Illah on Sunday July 31st.




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