As Chief Meni Innocent Jonathan, the brother of President Jonathan is laid to rest on Saturday in his home town of Otuoke, Bayelsa state, it has been confirmed that the president will leave Abuja for Bayelsa State on Thursday to participate in the burial activities of the younger Jonathan who passed away on November 20, 2012.
This was made known in a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati. According to the statement, Chief Jonathan is to be laid to rest on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at his hometown, Otuoke, in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
His remains will be conveyed from Abuja to Otuoke on Friday, December 7, 2012 and will be received by the Otuoke Council of Chiefs at the Otuoke Community Hall at 2.30pm on the same day.
More details later…