The family of the late Sir Victor Uwaifo, who died August 28, has now announced new burial arrangements which will commence from October 14.
The Nation reports a flyer of events which was made available by Sir Uwaifo’s nephew, Peter Uwaifo, shows the burial activities will kick off with a day of tributes, vigil, mass/service of songs at Ogbe Hard Court, Sam Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City, from 2pm to 6pm on October 14.
It will be followed by lying-in-state at 11am to 1pm on October 15.
A requiem mass will be held the same day at Ogbe Hard Court, Sam Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City, from 1pm to 3pm.
Interment will occur at the late veteran musician’s residence at 4-12 Victor Uwaifo Avenue, off College Road, Ekehuan, Benin City at 4 pm to 6 pm on October 15.
There will be social activities in Sir Uwaifo’s honour at Garrick Playground, opposite UNIBEN Ekehuan Campus, Benin City at 12 noon October 16.
The burial activities will be capped off with a thanksgiving service at Holy Cross Cathedral, Mission Road, Benin City by 9 am October 17.
WuzupNigeria reported that Sir Uwaifo who was fondly called 'Guitar Boy' died on the 24th of August.