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Meni, President Jonathan's Brother For Burial Saturday - Presidency

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… GEJ To Depart Abuja On Thursday

SAN FRANCISCO, December 04, (THEWILL) – Late Meni Innocent Jonathan, the deceased younger brother of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will be laid to rest on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at his hometown, Otuoke, Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.

The Presidency in a statement said President Jonathan is scheduled to depart Abuja for Bayelsa Thursday to participate in the burial rites for Meni, who passed away inside an Abuja hospital on the 20th of November, 2012. 

The statement said, “his remains will be conveyed from Abuja to Otuoke on Friday, December 7, 2012 and will be received by the Otuoke Council of Chiefs at the Otuoke Community Hall at 2.30pm on the same day. 

“There will be a Service of Songs for him at the Dame Patience Jonathan Square, Otuoke at 6pm that evening while a commendation service will be held at the St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Otuoke at 10 am on Saturday. 
He will be interred after the commendation service.”