Ayakoromo town stood still on Friday, as the Mr. Franklin Ebiama Brialade, Chief Protocol Officer to the Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro laid his late mother, Mrs. Theodora Oruberi Brialade to rest.
The deceased passed on Friday, August 20, 2021, after a brief illness. She was aged 70.
The ceremony that took place at Saint Stephen Catholic Church, Ayakoromo community in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State on Friday, September 10, hosted captains of industry, academicians, politicians from different political parties and dignitaries across state.
Among the personalities that thronged the burial service include the Honourable Member Representing Burutu Federal Constituency, Hon. Julius Pondi; Hon. Emmanuel Amgbaduba, Commissioner of Oil and Gas, Delta State; Dr. Shadrack Agediga, Executive Director, DESOPADEC; Comrade Austin Ozobo, Special Adviser to the Governor of Delta State on Political Matters; Mr. Ekanpou Enewaridideke, Special Adviser to the Governor of Delta State on Political Matters; Hon. Godknows Angele, Executive Chairman, Burutu Local Government Council, his Vice, Chief Combolous Ekisa, clergymen, family members, a host of others.
Others were the Parish Priest of St. Stephen Catholic Church, Ayakoromo, Very Rev. Fr. Peter Omgbu; Rev. Fr. Nathaniel Gesiye Adigo; Parish Priest, Anne Catholic Church, Burutu; Very Rev. Fr. Preye S. Paul, Chancellor, Catholic Diocese of Bomadi; Very Rev. Fr. James Morkor, Parish Priest, St. Patrick Catholic Church, Ovom, Yenagoa; Very Rev. Fr. Anthony Suoware; Rev. Fr. Bruno Douglas, Parish Douglas, Parish Priest, St. Matthias Catholic Church, Amarata; Rev. Fr. Jude Obianu, Warri Diocese; Rev. Fr. Joachim Ukutsemuya, Warri Diocese and Rev. Fr. Eze Paulinus, Port Harcourt Diocese.
However, the deceased children present at the ceremony includes Agatha Ebikebena Brialade; Mr. Ebiama Franklyn Brialade; Koboyemi Brialade; Hon. Immaculate Yerindideke Brialade, Miens Brialade; Honesta Brialade; Oyinkoro Brialade, among others.
See photos from the ceremony below…