Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Man who served 8 Nigerian presidents to be buried Friday

The remains of the late Director
of Information in the Presidency,
Justin Abuah, will be laid to rest
in Abuja on September 16, an
official in the Presidency has said.
The information is contained in a
statement issued on Wednesday
in Abuja by Femi Adesina, the
Special Adviser on Media and
Publicity to President
Muhammadu Buhari.
Mr. Adesina who quoted a burial
programme released by the
Abuah family, said the interment
will take place at the Apo
cemetery after a funeral service at
Our Lady Queen of Nigeria Pro-
Cathedral in Area 3, Garki, Abuja
at 10 a.m.
He said that the Service of Songs
and Night of Tributes will hold on
September 15 at the National
Press Centre, Radio House, Area
10, Abuja, at 5 p.m.
Mr. Abuah who was the Head of
Department in the Media and
Publicity Department in the State
House passed away in an Abuja
hospital on August 14.
The late Director of Information
worked in the Presidency for 30
years, serving eight Nigerian
Heads of State, from 1986 -2016.