The final burial rites of Veteran Vanguard’s entertainment editor, Amadi Ogbonna begins today,with a Service of songs at the Redeemed Christian Church Of God, Acme Road Parish at 7/9 Agangan Williams Street, Off Haruna Road, Off College Road, Ifako-Ijaye, Lagos.
In a burial programme released by Vanguard Media Ltd, his body leaves Lagos for his home town Okagwe, Ohafia where a Christian Wake will take place on Friday 12th October, 2012.
This will be followed by a funeral service at Okagwe, Ohafia at the Redeemed Christian Church Of God and concluded with internment at his family compound, Okagwe, Ohafia, in Abia state.
King Sunny Ade
“Amadi, you left too soon. You lived a fulfilled life and set aside all obstacles that could derail your trip to eternity. That means you can now rest blissfully on His right hand side”.
Sunny Okusun’s family
Charles Okosun, “ Amadi, you are not only a friend, you are our brother, son, confidant of late Evangelist Sonny Okosun and the entire family remember how you shared secret jokes and make fun. On behalf of the Okosun family, may your soul continue to march with the Saints”
Edwin Igbokwe, husband of the late songstress, Christy Essien Igbokwe,
”Just do not know what to write. I heard about this your departure while I was away in India on a business trip. Amadi have a blissful rest”.
The ‘’Ijoya” crooner, Weird MC,
“ You were more than a journalist to me, you were a brother and a friend. I saw you last on the Third Mainland Bridge and you waved to me, little did I know that you were saying goodbye. We will miss you”.