July 20, 2024

By Binebai Princewill

The families of Edeimode, Edemotegha, Egbaseimokumor, Okoro and Igborigbo in Obotobo I & II, Isaba and Sokebolou communities in both Burutu and Warri South West Local Government Areas, Delta State have announced the burial ceremony of their mother, grand mother, sister and great grand mother, Late Mama Boarnage Harfordu Sarah Ibilou Okunwanzei (Nee Edinmode).

In the information signed by the duo of Pa Chief Abu Ikiogha for the family and Chief Isaiah Ibilou for the children, they noted that Mama Sarah Ibilou will journey to her hometown Obotobo II in Ogulagha Kingdom for burial today.

The duo had on behalf of the families invited friends, well wishers and members of the general public to grace the burial ceremony.

It would be recalled that Mama Sarah died at the age of 91 years as until her death she was survived by 5 Children, 32 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and relatives.

However, our source noted that while many prominent dignitaries will be gracing the burial ceremony , a fast rising Ijaw musician, Bestman May will be on ground live to thrill dignitaries till dawn.

In their words: “With gratitude to God for a life well spent, the families of Edeimode of Torububor and Edemotegha of Obotobo I & II Communities in Ogulagha Kingdom, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State with the families of Egbaseimokumor of Isoun-Ware quarters and Okoro of Pere-Ama quarters in Isaba Kingdom and the family of Ibilou Okunwanzei of Igborigbo quarters of Sokebolou community respectively invites the general public to grace the burial ceremony of our beloved mother, grand Mother, Aunty, and great grand mother.”

Late Mama Boarnage Harfordu Sarah Ibilou Okunwanzei (Nee Edinmode) Aged 91. Survived by 5 Children, 32 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren. Funeral Arrangements 28th Friday 2023.

Mama will be laid to rest at her compound in Obotobo II Community as well as music is to be supplied by Bestman May from 7pm till dawn. Signed Pa Chief Abu Ikiogha for the family and Chief Isaiah Ibilou for the children.