It was all pomp and pageantry as family members, friends, relatives and personalities gathered today in Onicha Olona, Aniocha North, Delta State to pay their last respect to the late (Mrs) Durojaiye Philippa Elumelu.
One of the notable personalities at the event was the Minority Leader of the Federal House of Representatives, Hon Ndudi Godwin Elumelu who took time off his busy schedule to join relatives to bury the late Mrs Philippa whom he described as ” a dear aunty close to his heart during her lifetime. We were very close and she never joke with me. She was my good friend whom I loved and still love so much” Hon Elumelu enthused.
The mass for the burial ceremony which was officiated at the Catholic Church in Onicha Olona was well attended by notable sons and daughters of the Elumelu family and other dignitaries came from far and near to honour the late Mrs Elumelu one of which was Brigadier General Ochei.
We bring you highlights of the event in pictures.