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.
On Saturday, August 6, 2016, the body departs military hospital on Aba Road for a brief stopover at Elizabeth Gate, Harold Wilson Drive, Borokiri in Port Harcourt.
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.