Family sources have revealed to www.calitown.com that former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, John Odey, who passed away in a Dubai hospital on October 7, 2018, will be buried on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, in Ochubi – Olachor, Okpoma, Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State.
A burial programme made available early today indicates that on Thursday, November 2, 2018, there will be a simultaneous Service of Songs in his honour from 6pm at his Abuja residence, 27 Kwame Nkrumah Crescent, Asokoro, Abuja, as well as in his Calabar residence, 1 Harbour Road, Ekorinim II, Calabar.
On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, a Vigil Mass will take place at the Christ the King Catholic Church, Okpoma, Yala LGA, followed by a Wake Keep in his Okpoma country home. His internment on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at 11am, will be preceded by a funeral mass at CKC, Okpoma.
Survived by a wife, two sons and two daughters, Odey, a former Minister of Environment and also a one time Minister of Information and Communication, has been described as a thorough bred gentleman who will be missed by Cross River State in particular and the nation at large.
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