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Okosuns for burial July 18

Posted by By FEMI GBAJABIAMILA on 2008/06/02 | Views: 2621 |

Okosuns for burial July 18


The remains of late preacher and foremost gospel singer, Evangelist Sonny Okosuns, who passed on in an American hospital on Saturday night, would be laid to rest on July 18.

The remains of late preacher and foremost gospel singer, Evangelist Sonny Okosuns, who passed on in an American hospital on Saturday night, would be laid to rest on July 18.

Details of the burial arrangement are still sketchy. But a source from the deceasedís family told Daily Sun that the family met on Thursday and agreed on the date.

A high-powered committee comprising notable names in the nationís entertainment industry, it was gathered, has been set up to organize a befitting burial.

Okosuns died of colon cancer at the Howard University Hospital, Washington D.C, in the United States. Months before his death, the superstar who became a hero with his freedom songs during the anti-apartheid struggle, had been criss-crossing the world seeking medical help for his terminal ailment. In an interview with Daily Sun a few weeks to his demise, Okosuns had lamented that most of his friends abandoned him to his fate at the moment he needed them the most.


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Okfold(Sobe, Edo, Nigeria)says...

I want the meaning of female owan name Ekeke (Edo state)

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Toluwalase Samuel Olufemi(Ijebu, Ogun, Nigeria)says...

Authority belongs to God, once He decrees it is final and binding

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Ikponmwosa Osamede(Edo, Nigeria)says...

Your meaning of Osamede is wrong. Osamede means God has given me a crown