The Burial Committee of late actress Moji Olaiya has released a detailed programme of events for the burial of her remains.
According to a statement signed by actor and the publicity secretary, Yomi Fabiyi, the remains of the mother of two would arrive on Tuesday June 6. The baby would also be brought along from Canada. The remains would be interred on Wednesday June 7 at the Ebony Vaults situated in Ikoyi cemetery.
The statement reads:
“The remains of the Late Moji Olaiya and her daughter will arrive Nigeria from Canada on Tuesday 6th June, 2017 (We will not like to go into details of the flight itinerary because of the baby involved, only the family and few friends will receive them. Please bear with us).
■ DAY 1: Tues 6th June, 2017, 4pm –
Memorial Service & Artiste Night to follow on same Tuesday at BLUEROOF, LTV 8, LATEEF JAKANDE, AGIDINGBI, IKEJA • PLS, ALL GUESTS ARE ENJOINED TO BE ON BLACK BUT CORPORATE OUTFIT.
■ DAY 2: Wed 7th June, 2017, 10am- She will be buried at Ebony Vault at Ikoyi Cemetery, Lagos. * Brief lying in state will preceed the burial.
T-Shirts for the burial cost N1, 500 & will be available at the memorial service and artiste night.
Many thanks and we look forward to receiving everyone including her fans. Maximum security guaranteed.
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For: LATE MOJI OLAIYA BURIAL COMMITTEE.
Moji Olaiya, who was one of the children of highlife music icon, Victor Olaiya, died on May 18 while abroad, two months after the birth of her baby. She had her second daughter in March and reports have it that she must have suffered complications as a result of childbirth. Her baby was born premature.
The deceased is survived by her two parents, her two daughters— one aged 18 and the other only two months old who she had gone to be delivered of in Canada.