The controversy surrounding the burial of a prominent Kalabari son, High Chief Olu Lulu-Briggs, seems to have neared its end as widow of the deceased, Seinye has agreed to the new date announced by his step-son, Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs for the interment of the Rivers State elder statesman.
Dumo Lulu-Briggs, second eldest son of the deceased had earlier demanded the release of the paramount ruler’s corpse and begin preparations to give him a befitting burial on January 25, 2020.
Reacting to the news of the new date picked by her step-son, Seinye who released a statement to newsmen through her spokesperson, Oraye St. Franklyn, said she was very pleased about the latest development while stressing that all hands must be on deck to ensure there is no further shift in date.
Her statement reads, “I was very pleased to read in the media that my son Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs has announced January 25, 2020, for the interment of our beloved patriarch, High Chief Dr O.B. Lulu-Briggs, OON,…