Iyayi To Be Buried Dec. 7 – Family

iyayiaccident13112013The burial of late former President of Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU), Prof. Festus Iyayi, has been fixed for between Dec. 4 and Dec. 7.

Notice of the burial is contained in a statement issued by the family and the Burial Committee in Benin on Friday.

Signed by Mr Ehidiamen Iyayi and Prof. Diri Teilanyo, the statement noted that the remains of the former ASUU boss would be interred on Dec.7 at Ugbegun in Esan Central Local Government Area of Edo.

It stated that there would be a solidarity match from the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Benin to his residence in Benin on Dec. 4.

There would be service of songs and night of tributes both at his residence in Benin on Dec. 5.

There will be lying in state at his residence in Benin on Dec. 6, while body departs Benin for Ugbegun, his country home same day.

Prof. Iyayi died in a road accident along Lokoja-Abuja highway on Oct. 12.

He was travelling to Kano to attend the National Executive Committee meeting of ASUU when the accident occurred. (NAN)

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