The Karibi Whyte Family in Abonnema, Akuku Toru has announced the burial arrangement for their late, wife, mother and grandmother, the late madam Elizabeth Bamidele Karibi-Whyte.
She died after a brief illness on the 6th of July, 2016 at 72 years.
According to a statement issued by the family and signed by Chief Clarkson Adaye Karibi-Whyte, the service of songs takes place on Wednesday, August 3 at the family residence, Elizabeth Gate at No 27 Harold Wilson Drive, Borokiri.
The time for the service of songs is 4 to 6pm.
After the brief stopover, the body leaves for another brief stopover at Chief Dr. Clarkson Adaye Karibi Whyte’s Country Home in Abonnema, Akuku Toru Local Government of Rivers State.
A funeral service at Nyemoni Lutheran Church, Abonnema is preceded by the body’s Lying-in-state at Integrity Hall.
The body is interred immediately after the service while reception follows at the Integrity Hall.
The late Madam Karibi-Whyte hails from the royal family of the late Prince Egbejiale Okojie of Uromi in present day Edo State.
She is survived by her husband, Chief Dr. Clarkson Adaye Karibi-Whyte, Dr. Tekena Harold Karibi-Whyte, son, Barrister Monima Edward Karibi Whyte, Son, Dr Soibifaa Victoria Kolawole, Daughter, Engr. Karibi Kenneth Karibi-Whyte, son, Engr.
Alaye Charles Karibi Whyte, Son, Mrs Annie Karibi Whyte, daughter-in-law, Engr. Yinka Olaitan Kolawole, son-in-law and Mrs Chinyelu Philomena Karibi-Whyte, daughter-in-law, and many grand children.