Court makes order on conduct of funeral rites of Nnamdi Kanu
Court makes order on conduct of funeral rites of Nnamdi Kanu.
Lagos state High Court sitting in Ikeja has approved October 15 for the burial of the late Former Lagos State military administrator, Ndubuisi Kanu.
Reports gathered that the Court gave the orders following the resolution of a lawsuit filed by Chief Gladys Kanu, the second wife of the former military administrator against some members of the family over the right to participate in his funeral rites.
She pleas the court to allow her to participate in the burial rites of the late husband.
She urged the court for an order directing the respondents, their agents or privies, not to threaten her and to allow her properly prepare for the burial slated for next week Saturday
After listening to all the parties, the wife, children and elders of the community.
The court is hereby decided that the officials of the Nigerian Navy are to ensure a befitting burial for the rear admiral. “That the Nigerian Navy is to ensure the body is prepared and protected before the burial and for the burial.
Nigerian Navy shall prepare him in full regalia and shall fly and carry his remains from its military base in Lagos to Imo state government house where the body will be received by the governor and people of Imo state. “The body shall then be kept intact at the government house Owerri and then moved by the Nigerian Navy to Abia State for the full burial rites the court added.
It is noted that the respective parties shall be entitled to participate jointly in the burial rites and all traditional rites to be performed.