Pa Nelson Nwokolocha Oji, the late father of the former caretaker committee chairman of the Delta State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Comrade Daniel Oji, is for burial Friday March 5th 2021.
Pa. Oji, 87, died January 9, 2021.
The late octogenarian hailed from the families of Oji Anene and late Moliwe Oji Nee Chiejine both of Ubulu-Uku Aniocha South LGA of Delta State
Late Pa. Oji is survived by three children including the former Delta NUJ Caretaker Committee chairman and staff of the Delta Broadcasting Service (DBS Warri), Daniel Oji, and eight grandchildren.
Comrade Daniel Oji, who is the senior son, was also a former NUJ chairman, DBS Warri.
According to a statement jointly signed by Comrade Oji (for children) and Pa Godfrey Oji (for family) said burial activities for the late Pa Oji, a retired teacher, would begin on Thursday March 4th at the deceased residence Ugba Quarter, Ubulu-Uku.
“Thursday 4th March,2021 5pm: Service of Songs @ Pa Nelson Nwokolocha Oji Residence Ugba Quarter, Ubulu-Uku Aniocha South LGA.
“Friday 5th March, 2021: 7am Body leaves Ella David Mortuary for a brief stopover @ his compound Ugba Quarter Ubulu-Uku. 11 am: Funeral service at St Marks Anglican Church Ubulu-Uku. 1pm Internment/Entertainment of Guest at his Residence.
The statement added that outing thanksgiving service for the late Pa. Oji will hold Sunday March 7th at St Marks Anglican Church Ubulu-Uku.