As family and fans of late Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya await the return of her remains from Canada, the Burial Committee are already in plans of giving the thespian a beffiting funeral. However, a statement issued by the committee has sparked mixed reactions on the internet where it was mentioned that t-shirts are available for sale.
The committee’s statement through its publicity secretary, Yomi Fabiyi reads:
The remain of the Late Moji Olaiya and her daughter will arrive Nigeria from Canada on Tuesday 6th June, 2017 (We will not like to go into details of the flight itinerary because of the baby involved, only the family and few friends will recieve them. Please bear with us). ■ DAY 1: Tues 6th June, 2017, 4pm
Memorial Service & Artiste Night to follow on same Tuesday at BLUEROOF, LTV 8, LATEEF JAKANDE, AGIDINGBI, IKEJA • PLS, ALL GUESTS ARE ENJOINED TO BE ON BLACK BUT CORPORATE OUTFIT. ■ DAY 2: Wed 7th June, 2017, 10am- She will be buried at Ebony Vault at Ikoyi Cemetery, Lagos. * Brief lying in state will preceed the burial.
T-Shirts for the burial cost N1,500 & will be available at the memorial service and artiste night.
Many thanks and we look forward to recieving everyone including her fans. Maximum security guaranteed.
For your info: COLLEAGUES & MEDIA
For: LATE MOJI OLAIYA BURIAL COMMITTEE.
Cc: Faithia Balogun(Chairperson) @faithiawilliamsbalogun , Foluke Daramola (Secretary) @folukedaramolasalako
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@theseuntexas: Dont take this as Cyber bully but why will you be selling shirts instead of giving it Out for free to People to show Love 4 her ..its better you dont make the shirts at all instead of profitting from another persons misfortune
@fattykotti: Sorry my tot though, why do you want to bury her like a xtian when she died a Muslim? Muslims don’t do lying in state, I think burial should take place same day corpse arrive and that should be it
Of course Yomi Fabiyi responded to one the numerous comments. He has this to say:
replying @theseuntexas: the family will of course appreciate if you are generous enough to sponsor the free distriibution sir. But with the ones they are doing is in moderation. Putting a price ensures control and ensures they recover funds spent on buying the shirt and printing so resources can be available for the deceased children and aged mother. Many thanks
Responding to why she won’t be buried on the same day:
reply to @fattykotti: nothing has suggested she will be buried in a particular religion even if lying in state is included ma. The family has decided they want to see her face before being lowered in any religious means.
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