Funeral arrangements for Dr. Alex Uruemu Ibru, Founder, Chairman and Publisher of The Guardian Newspapers Limited, who died on Sunday, November 20, in Lagos, has been announced by the Ibru family.
In a statement by Olorogun Oskar Ibru on behalf of the Ibru family, the funeral events will hold in Lagos State and Delta State.The events will begin with a Service of Songs on Wednesday, December 14, in Lagos.
This will be followed on Thursday by a Commen-dation Service. Events in Lagos will be rounded off on same day with a lying-in-state at Rutam House, headquarters of Guardian Newspapers Limited, from where the body will depart for the airport en-route Agbarha-Otor in Delta State.
The programme continues on Friday with a Service of Songs at the Ibru Centre, Agbarha-Otor.On Saturday, December 17, there will be a lying-in-state at the Ibru Centre, followed by the funeral at the All Saints Cathedral, Ughelli. Interment at the Ibru Centre follows immediately after.The funeral programme will come to an end on Sunday, December 18, with an Outing Service at the All Saints Cathedral, Ughelli.