MADAM Elekhia Giwa, mother of the late Founding Editor-in-Chief of Newswatch, Mr. Dele Giwa, was, Saturday, buried beside her son at Ugbekpe, Ekperi, in Etsako Central local government area of Edo State.
The burial was attended by Dele Giwa’s associates among whom were Mr.
Ray Ekpu, Mr, Yakubu Muhammed, Mr. Dan Agbese, Mr. Nosa Igiebor, Mr.
Soji Akinrinade, Mr. Kayode Soyinka and Dr. Yemi Ogunbiyi. Funmi,
Dele-Giwa’s widow, was also there.
Speaking at a funeral service at the Church of God Mission, Ugbekpe,
Ekperi, which preceded the burial, the officiating Priest, Rev. Abraham
Ikpotokin, extolled the virtues of Madam Giwa who passed away at the
age of 87.