The burial ceremony of late Super Eagles defender, Uche Okafor is scheduled to now hold February 17 at Umuabali, Ubomiri in Mbaitoli LGA of Imo State.
According to the spokesman of the family, Ugo Nwokoro, the new date was agreed to by members of the Okafor family.
In the meantime, friends of the murdered football star, have agreed to float a Diamond Bank Trust Fund for the family which the deceased left behind. Beneficiaries of the Fund include wife Ify and 15-year-old daughter, Tochukwu.
According to Nwokoro, Nigerians, desirous of supporting the Okafor family can do so through the Account name of Tochukwu & Ify Okafor. Account number 0251060023442, Diamond Bank Plc, Adeola Odeku Street, Victoria Island.
Speaking on the burial plans, Nwokoro said clips of the high points of Uche Okafor’s career will be shown on a big screen, adding that all necessary logistics are being put in place for the ceremony.