Chief Dupelewei To Be Buried At Ofougbene Tomorrow

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By Binebai Princewill 


The remains of late Chief Young Dupelewei Emodoughaye will be taken to Ofougbene Community, his hometown in Iduwini Kingdom, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State for burial tomorrow. 

This was contained  in a circular signed by the duo of Pst. Joseph Bebe and Mr. Boro Dupelewei, a copy of which was sent to The Liberator Newspapers Worldwide. 

The information asserted that late Chief Young was aged 95 (1926-2021) and was survived by three wives, Erefa, Tutu and Perekebina. 27 children, 89 Grand Children and 40 great grand children. It was learnt that Ijaw music luminary, Alfred Izon-ebi, popularly known as Jking and Alex Whiteman known as Sabi Boy will perform live on stage to thrill dignitaries on Wednesday (Tomorrow), the 15th of December 2021.

See more details about the burial arrangements:

Wednesday 15th of December 2021. 9am Body leaves Amme Clinic Mortuary Okumagba Estate Warri to His compound Erebisinghan Quarter at Ofougbene Community. 
Music to be supplied by Alfred Izon-ebi and Alex Whiteman. 

There is going to be a three days masquerade display in honour of the late chief on the 17th to 19th 2021.

The grand finale of the burial will be on the 21st of December 2021 with music to be supplied by King Allen Alabor

Chief Dupelewei Young Emodoughaye. Aged 95 (1926-2021). Survived by three wives, Erefa, Tutu and Perekebina. 27 children, 89 Grand Children and 40 great grand children.


Signed  Pst. Joseph Bebe for the family and Mr. Boro Dupelewei for the Children. 

Meanwhile, the family had invited friends, Ijaws and members of the general public to grace the burial ceremony, adding that arrangements towards hosting as many as possible dignitaries have been concluded.

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