Late retired federal permanent secretary, former secretary to the government of the federation and pioneer minister of Niger-Delta Affairs, Ufot Joseph Ekaette, will be laid to rest on December 14, 2019.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, announced this in a statement on Wednesday.
Ekaette, passed unto glory on September 25, 2019 at the age of 80 years.
According to the statement, activities lined up for the funeral are as follows: Service of songs/night of tributes on Monday, 9Th December at International Conference Centre, Area 10, Garki, Abuja, by 5:00PM.
In the same vein, commendation service will hold Tuesday, 10th December, at the cathedral church advent the church of Nigeria Anglican Diocese, Life Camp, Abuja, by 7:00am, and the same day body departs Abuja for Uyo via Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport.
Afterwards, Service of Songs will be held at the deceased compound Friday 13th, December, 2019, from 6-10 pm. The funeral service will hold at St. Joseph’s Anglican Church, Ikot Edor, Onna L.G.A, Akwa Ibom State by 10-12am and the interment will be at the deceased compound after the funeral service.