Billionaire Hosa Okunbo for burial in Benin Friday

Billionaire and philanthropist Captain Hosa Okunbo, who died on August 7, will be buried in Benin, Edo State capital on Friday, October 9.

The funeral will commence with two days of tributes, the deceased’s younger brother Kingsley Okunbo announced this at a news briefing on Monday in Benin.

The days of tributes will begin from October 5, Mr Okunbo said, while the service of songs would hold on Thursday, October 7 followed by the funeral service on Friday.

“Saturday, Oct. 9 and Sunday, Oct. 10 would be for social wake (party) and thanksgiving, respectively,” Okunbo said.

He also said all Covid-19 protocols would be strictly adhered to, adding that the state government has approved a vaccination post for the venue.

Okunbo thanked the state government for its cooperation and solidarity.