Wednesday, November 23, 2011

The Guardian publisher,Alex ibru to be buried December 16


    The remains of the Publisher of The Guardian Newspapers and former Minister of Internal Affairs, Mr. Alex Uruemu Ibru, will be buried on December 16 at his Agharho-Otor, Delta State home town.
Hinting on the burial date yesterday, Alex Ibru’s eldest son, Toke Alex Ibru said: “Tentatively, I think the day should be Friday, December 16, 2011. It will be in the village, Agbarho, near Warri in Delta State.”
   Our source  gathered that the Ibru family met yesterday and would continue with the meeting, to firm up arrangements just as the Delta State Government said it would play an active role in the burial of “a great son of Delta.”
   Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian Newspapers, Mr. Emeka Izeze, said there would be an official statement from the family on the burial activities.
    Relatedly, Mr. Oma Djebah, Senior Adviser on Foreign Relations (SAFRE) to the Governor of Delta State explained  that the state government would play active role in the burial of Alex Ibru, whom he described as a great son of Delta State.
  Dignitaries from allover the country have started paying tribute at Ibru's residence

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