By Binebai Princewill 

Ijaws across Nigeria and good spirited Niger Deltans have concluded plans to storm an historic Ijaw settlement, Agge community in Kou Kingdom, Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State for the burial of a renowned Niger Delta leader,  late Chief Joseph Enie Alla who died at the age of 71 years (1951-2022).

According to the burial circular signed by the duo of Elder Clement Ebiyekon for the families and Mr. Weriateide Alla for the children, a copy of which was sent to The Liberator Newspapers Worldwide, the circular had invited friends, leaders and members of the general public to grace the burial ceremony. 

The duo noted that a high ranking Ijaw musician, Chief Kingsley Takemebo will thrill dignitaries on Friday 26th throughout the night till dawn with his scintillating performance. 

More details regarding the burial reads below:

Call to glory:

With deep sorrow and tears, we the families of HRH late Chief Alla Irou of Wenebokefe Idumu, Kala-ituare Idumu, Opu-ituare Idumu and Tundoubofa Paibenagha of Egbenebo Idumu, all of Agge town, Kou Clan in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa state, announce the untimely death of our beloved son, brother, father, grand-father, uncle and cousin, Chief Joseph Enie Alla whose death occurred on the 13th of July 2022 at the Federal Medical Centre Yenagoa, Bayelsa state after a brief illness.

He was  aged 71 (1951 -2022) survived by a wife, 8 children and six grand children. Brother, sister with the host of other relatives too numerous to mention. 

Burial arrangements 

4pm: Tuesday 23rd of August 2022, Service of songs at his compound, Brakemi hotel off Imiringi road, Yenagoa, Bayelsa state. 

8am: 26th  Friday August 2022, body leaves Federal Medical Centre Yenagoa via Ekeremor water front to his home town  Agge to be received by Kou Clan council of chiefs. 

7pm: All night traditional wake-keep. Music to be supplied by Chief Kingsley Takemebo. 

10am : 27th Saturday August 2022, funeral service by 1st Baptist Church followed by Interment.


Elder Clement Ebiyekon for the families. 

Mr. Weriateide Alla for the children.

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