marriage rite thus the demand for her corpse by her family members, it was
gathered that it is the culture of the Urhobo people where she hailed from to
bring their daughter home for burial except the family says otherwise.
According to a reliable source who spoke to Naij: “The late Henrietta Kosoko came from a staunch
Christian home. They are strong Roman Catholic believers and even have a
Reverend Father among them. We were received warmly especially by the Rev
father and Aunty Rita. Aside confirming her corpse nobody touched nor brought
her corpse out of the casket.
Immediately we got there we had the burial
service after which she was interred and then another service after her burial.
It was a peaceful burial programme despite the anxiety that has been raised in
the media of the unknown fate that will befall those taking her corpse home and
we thank God for is mercies upon us all. We are all back in Lagos safe and
|The deceased children|
Kosoko could not go to Abraka with his family to bury his late wife, the
delegates from his family was led by renowned actor Lambert Dike.
battle with diabetes. A service of song was held in her memory on Thursday,
June 9 at the Blue Roof, LTV 8 premises in Ikeja, Lagos.
was held in her Lagos home in the early hours of Friday June 10 after which her
corpse was taken to Abraka where she was interred that same day after a funeral
service held in the Catholic Church, Abraka, Delta state.