We don’t recognise Jide Kosoko as her husband | No more Lagos burial today for Henrietta Kosoko as her family hijack plans

The Funeral service for late Henrietta Emumeakpor-Kosoko slated for
Regina Mundi,Mushin,Lagos has been cancelled.Not only that, her remains
will also not be interred at Atan Cemetery,Yaba,Lagos as earlier
released by the burial committee.

According to one of the members of the committee who spoke to reporters, the reason for the
cancellation of the Lagos funeral arrangement was not unconnected with
the fact that the Henrietta’s family from Delta state insisted that
their daughter must not be buried outside.

The family of the late actress does not recognize Jide Kosoko as her husband, hence their decision to take charge of her funeral.

‘Henrietta is Urhobo woman from Delta state, where they cherish their
culture. Jide Kosoko didn’t go to her family house in Delta to pay her
dowry,’ the source said.

“It’s true that Henrietta’s remains will no longer be buried in
Lagos. Her siblings and other members of her family have insisted
they’re not burying her in Lagos as earlier planned by Jide Kosoko.

“I learnt the issue didn’t go down well with Jide Kosoko but there’s nothing he could do to resist that.”


INEC employs blind ex-Corps member who lost his sight during 2011 election violence (photo)

An ex-youth Corps member, Daniel
Oluwatobi, who lost his sight while serving as INEC ad hoc staff in Yobe
State for the 2011 elections, has been employed by the Independent
National Electoral
Commission (INEC).
Oluwatobi who served in Yobe State, was said to have
lost his sight while on election duty during the 2011 general elections.

Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, recalled that he promised to
employ Oluwatobi when he visited the NYSC headquarters to condole with
the Director-General, Brig. Gen Sule Kazaure on the death of a youth
Corps member,...
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