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Ogbemudia’s body arrives Benin Airport enroute residence

Amidst eulogies from sympathisers the remains of late elder statesman and two-time governor of old Midwest region and Bendel State, Dr. Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia arrived Benin Airport in Edo State from Lagos on Tuesday.

Ogbemudia’s body reportedly arrived at the Edo airport, at about 1:22 pm in company of the widow, Mrs Yetunde Ogbemudia and others.

Security operatives, comprising Army, Airforce, police, officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) as well as Department of State Services (DSS), were on hand to ensure adequate security.

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and his Delta counterpart, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa received the casket bearing the remains of the late politician before they handed it over to Dr Ogbemudia’s eldest son, Mr Samuel Ogbemudia Jnr and other members of the family.

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