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Memorable Photos from our visit to Ada-Irri, Nigeria in Celebration of the Life of an Exceptional Mother,

GRANDMA OKUHOR

With all our extended family. 22nd - 26th November, 2017

Final farewell ceremony of Madam Juliana Aseromarie Orona-Okuhor

 

Angela's mum, Madam Juliana Aseromarie Orona-Okuhor who passed away on the 28th of July 2017 was laid to rest in Ada-Irri, Isoko South LGA of Delta State Nigeria on the 24th of November, 2017

On Wednesday, 22nd, members of the Okuhor family, led by Architect Ambby Okuhor visited Abriku Primary School in Ada-Irri where the family donated school books and other gifts to the pupils and teachers. View video here.

Next stop was the orphanage in Irri town, where some fantastic work is going on. Amazingly, these sort of orphanages hardly ever make it to the news. View the orphanage video here.

 

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Service

of

Songs

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A Service of Songs held in memory of Madam Juliana Aseromarie Orona-Okuhor on Thursday, 23rd November at Abriku Primary School, Ada-Irri.

 

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Interment

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After-Party

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After departing Oleh Mortuary, there was a brief stop-over at Irri Town, Grandma Okuhor's home town before her body was taken to Ada-Irri for the funeral service and interment at Orona-Okuhor family compound on Friday, 24th November.

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In-law's Greetings

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As required by Isoko tradition, Femi's family and other in-laws are expected to come greet the Orona-Okuhor family.

The troupe from Femi's home town, Owo in Ondo State did a good job of it!

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Thanks-giving Service

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Joint thanksgiving service was held at Abriku Primary School on Sunday, 26th November in celebration of an exceptional mother, mother-in-law and grandmother, Madam Juliana Aseromarie Orona-Okuhor

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