By: Gracious Akujobi
The Alaiya family of Ososo, Akoko Edo Local Government area of Edo State has announced burial programme for the late Head of the family, Pa Moses Jemila Alaiya, who died on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at the age of 72.
A statement from the first son of the late Alaiya, Ben Alaiya, said the burial will commence on October 25, with his laying in state at the Alaiya compound in Ikpena Quarters, Ososo, to be followed by an inter-denominational service.
Burial proper will hold on Saturday, October 26 at the family compound, while entertainments of guest follow at the same venue. The late Moses Alaiya is survived by wives and several children including General Manager/Editor-in-Chief of SportsDay Newspapers, Ben Alaiya, who is also the Media Officer of the Super Eagles of Nigeria.