Ayomike to be buried in Warri November 5

The funeral rites of ex-Chairman, Itsekiri Leaders of Thought (ILoT), Pa J.O.S. Ayomike, have been fixed for November 2, 3 and 5.

A statement by ILoT, signed by Chairman, Chief Edward Ekpoko, said the late Itsekiri leader would be buried in Warri, Warri South Local Government of Delta State.

Pa Ayomike, known for his activities in Itsekiri land and Niger Delta, died on October 4 in Warri.

The statement, which officially announced his passage, recalled his life and time.

It said: “The Itsekiri Leaders of Thought (ILoT) wishes to formally announce the death of its immediate past Chairman and an acknowledged Niger Delta leader, Pa J. O. S. Ayomike. He was 90 on April 7.

“Pa Ayomike was a management staff of Nigeria Tobacco Company Ltd, from 1966 to 1980, where he rose to senior management positions and had experience of, and exposure to, several training courses in Nigeria and overseas.

“During this period, upon secondment, he was a civil commissioner in Midwest/Bendel State, from 1975 to 1979. He served as commissioner for Health from 1975 to 1976, commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, from 1976 to 1978 and then commissioner for Information, Culture and Sports, from 1978 to 1979.

“His obsequies will take place on November 2, 3 and 5 in Warri, Delta State.”


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