A flyer of events made available to The Nation by Sir Uwaifo’s nephew, Peter Uwaifo, shows the burial activities will kick off with a day of tributes, vigil, mass/service of songs at Ogbe Hard Court, Sam Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City, from 2 pm to 6 pm on October 14.
It will be followed by lying-in-state at 11 am to 1 pm on October 15.
A requiem mass will be held the same day at Ogbe Hard Court, Sam Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City, from 1 pm to 3 pm.
Interment will occur at the late veteran musician’s residence at 4-12 Victor Uwaifo Avenue, off College Road, Ekehuan, Benin City at 4 pm to 6 pm on October 15.
There will be social activities in Sir Uwaifo’s honour at Garrick Playground, opposite UNIBEN Ekehuan Campus, Benin City at 12 noon October 16.
The burial activities will be capped off with a thanksgiving service at Holy Cross Cathedral, Mission Road, Benin City by 9 am October 17.