February 27 has been announced as the date for the burial of the late Executive Editor of Frontiers Newspaper Online, Mr. Daniel Ovwigho Idonor. He died in Abuja on Monday February 2, 2015.
An official announcement from the family showed that a Christian Wake and Service of Songs would be held at his residence, 16 Pibe Street, Mpape, Abuja, on Monday February 23, by 5.00 pm while his remains will be laid to rest at his residence Opposite Victory Group of Schools, Old Ogor Road, Ughelli, Delta State, on Friday, February 27.
Already, many prominent Nigerians and professional colleagues, including spokesman of President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Reuben Abati, Mallam Umar Sani, senior special assistant on media and publicity to Vice-President Namadi Sambo and members of the State House Press Corps have visited his Abuja residence to commiserate with the family.
Aged 45, Mr. Idonor, popularly called “Chair” by his colleagues in the media, died on Monday, February 2, at the Nigerian Air Force Hospital, Abuja, after a protracted illness.
A devoted Christian and a Deacon with the Living Faith Ministry, Abuja, the late Idonor was a former Chairman of the State House Press Corps, Abuja.
He is survived by a wife and four children. [myad]