Akhigbe’s Remains To Arrive Nigeria On Saturday

Mike-AkhigbeThe body of late former Chief of General Staff, Vice-Admiral Mike Akhigbe, is expected to arrive in Nigeria on Saturday.

Nigeria’s Consul-General in New York, Amb. Habib Habu, told reporters on Thursday that Akhigbe’s remains would depart New York on Friday night.

“Earlier on Friday, a church service in honour of the former Naval chief will take place at the Holy Family Church located at 315E, 47th Street in New York,’’ he said.

Akhigbe died on Oct. 28 at the age of 67 in New York.

Habu said members of staff in the offices of the Nigeria Permanent Representative to the UN and the Nigerian Consulate had been encouraged to attend the service. (NAN)

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