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Oronto Douglas To Be Buried In Bayelsa May 2

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BEVERLY HILLS, April 24, (THEWILL) – Funeral rites for the late Oronto Natei Douglas, former Senior Special Adviser to the President on Research, Documentation, and Strategy, who died at the State House Clinic, Abuja on Thursday, April 9 has been released by the family.

The high point of the six-day burial programme is his burial on Saturday, May 2 at the St Mark's Anglican Church Premises, Okoroba, Nembe LGA of Bayelsa State at 2.30pm.

The burial, according to a statement, will be preceded at 9am by a Valedictory Session by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) at the Chief Judges' Court, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

The Funeral Service follows at the Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre, Yenagoa at 10.30am.

The programme starts with An Evening of Tributes by the Creatives Industry at Eko Hotel & Suites, VI, Lagos on Tuesday, April 28 and ends on Sunday, May 3, with a Thanksgiving/Outing Service at St Mark's Anglican Church, Okoroba, Nembe L.G.A, Bayelsa State.