The funeral service for the remains of former Military Administrator of Old Ondo State and father-in-law to Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, immediate past Governor of Delta State, Brigadier General Sunday Tuoyo, is now underway at the First Baptist Church, Warri.
The remains of Brigadier General Tuoyo, father to former Delta First Lady and wife of former Governor Uduaghan, Deaconess (Mrs) Roli Uduaghan, arrived the Church for final burial rites at 11am.
A brown casket conveying the remains of the deceased was dressed in the Nigerian flag colours with his military uniform and carried into the Church by serving senior military officers.
Dignitaries including wife of the state governor, Dame Edith Okowa; Deputy Governor Kingsley Otuaro; former Governor James Ibori; Senator representing Delta South, Senator James Manager; former Delta Chief Judge, Justice Roseline Bozino; General Ike Nwachukwu and Olorogun John Oguma.
Others present are; Engr. Omatsuli Tuoyo, Hon. Joel Thomas-Onowhakpo, Hon. Chris Oghenechovwen, Chief Thomas Ereyitomi, Dr. Alex Ideh and other political chieftains from different political parties including PDP and APC.
Some senior military officers and retired military officers are currently attending the Church service.