Funeral Obsequies!

It is with a deep sense of loss but with total submission to God’s will that we announce the funeral obsequies of our Father, Friend, Brother, Grandfather and role model:

Ntufam (Iyamba) Matthew Odey Ojong
Ntufam (Iyamba) Matthew Odey Ojong

Burial Arrangements are as follows:

Monday: 24th February 2014

*9.00am: Opening of Mourning House and opening of Condolence Registers at: The Institute of Public Policy & Adminitration (University of Calabar)

The Calabar Sports Club and at the deceased residence, No. 7, Ntufam Matthew Ojong Avenue, Four Corners – Ikom, Ikom LGA, CRS.

 Tuesday: 25th February 2014

*9.00 am: Body Leaves National Hospital Mortuary, Abuja for Calabar, Cross River State.

*12.30pm: Body is received at Calabar Airport by family, friends & Well-wishers

Wednesday: 26th February 2014

*9.00am – 8.00pm Formal visitation by friends, well-wishers, the authorities and diverse groups at the deceased residence in Ikom

 Thursday February 2014: 27th

*10am – 12pm: Academic Ceremony for the deceased by the University of Calabar Community

*1.00pm – 3.30pm: Lying-in-State and valedictory ceremony at the Calabar Sports Club, Calabar.

*4.00pm – 9.00pm Civic: Ceremony (Government of Cross River State) and Service of Songs at the State Sports Council U.J. Esuene Stadium/Cultural Centre.

*10.00pm – Procession Service by Ekpache Nkomme Community in Ikom

 The Procession Service is to take place in Ikom independent of the Calabar events.

 Friday: 28th February 2014

*8.30am: Corpse Leaves Calabar for Ikom

*1.00pm: Corpse is received by the Chiefs and people of Ikom

*4.00pm: Corpse is received at the Palace of Okim Emang of Ekpache Nkomme Kingdom, Ikom Town

*7.00pm: All-night vigil at his residence: 7, Ntufam Matthew Ojong Avenue (Former Agric. Road), Four Corners, Ikom.

 Saturday: 1st March 2013

 *9.30am: Funeral Service (inter-denominational), Funeral Orations and Interment at Old Water Board Premises, Enoghi Village, Ikom Town.

 Reception at the Interment Venue/His Residence.

 Sunday:2nd March 2013

*9.00am: Thanksgiving Mass at Holy Family Catholic Church, Ikom Town, Cross River State.


May his gentle soul find rest in the Lord!


Ceejay Ojong, Okimasi Ojong

For and on behalf of the entire family



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