Members of Kefee’s Memorial Committee, a coalition of the late singer’s family, friends and colleagues in the entertainment industry, have unveiled a programme of activities that will precede the deceased’s interment on July 11.
Following an earlier statement by family of the celebrated Gospel singer, that her remains will be laid to rest at her hometown, Okpara-Inland, Delta State, a Candle Light / Service of Songs has been slated for today, at Oba Akezua Cultural Centre, Airport Road, Benin City, Edo State from 5pm – 7:30pm. The remains of the late singer, is expected to arrive from the United States today.
Kefee’s final journey will begin tomorrow, Friday July 11, at an Home-going/Internment service at Akpevweoghene Educational Centre, Open Field, Okpara Inland, Ethiope East, Delta State from 12pm – 2pm, following which, a reception called Celebration of Kefee’s Life will hold same day, at Events Galleria, Okirigwe Junction, Sapele, Delta State, between 4pm and 7pm.
Born Kefee Obareki, the singer passed away on Friday, June 13 in the United States, following a brief illness.
Members of the Kefee Memorial Committee, who were in Sapele last week to commiserate with the family of the deceased, included Sammie Okposo, Nikki Laoye, Annie Ibrahim, Gordons, Princess, Linda Etukudo, Rex Anighoro, Noah Momodu, Covenant and Chika 100%.[The Nation]