Chinua Achebe’s Body Arrives Nigeria For N30 Million Burial On Thursday

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May 21st, 2013 – Late Chinua Achebe’s Body Arrives Nigeria For N30 Million Burial On Thursday

The body of late Nigerian novelist, Chinua Achebe who died few months ago in the United States of America is set to arrive Abuja today.

Chinua Achebe’s burial will take place at St Phillip’s Anglican Church in Anambra on Thursday May 23rd, 2013.
Governor Peter Obi made this known in an announcement yesterday.

According to Anambra state government, the burial will gulp close to N30 million.

His body will be taken to his hometown of Ogidi in Anambra state for final burial.

12 thoughts on “Chinua Achebe’s Body Arrives Nigeria For N30 Million Burial On Thursday

  1. Why using millions to bury an ordinary corps? Does that guarantee his making heaven? Instead its an additional pain to his soul, why not pray for him nd bury him peacefully. All this is vanity

  2. my dear amieena u ar correct,they ar wastn money dat would hav use to empower youth.my contribution to d burial is my prayer,dat God wil giv all his sins.

  3. All this is vanity opon vanity,even if there bury him with 200million all i know is that he’s death and the millions can not bring him back 2 life.

  4. Chinagorom pls shine ur eyes & c d truth in d mata.Dis is waste;if at all they r going 2 spend dat amt 4 such a patroit & not pasmaga.Dis is one thing i like abt muslims-Ash 2 ash & dust 2 dust.SHEKINAH.

  5. NIGERIA IS FULL OF FRAUD AND CORRUPTION, WHY USING USD$200,000.00 DOLLARS N30 MILLION NAIRA TO BURY AN ORDINARY CORP WHY NIGERIA YOUTHS ARE SUFFERING. MUSLIMS IS THE ONLY RELIGION THAT UNDERSTAND AND PRACTISED PURE RELIGION ASHES TO ASHES DUST TO DUST WHICH MEANS THAT WE COME FROM DUST; WE RETURN TO DUST. THAT DEATH IS MERELY A TRANSITION AND THAT WE WILL RETURN AND LIVE WITH GOD IN ETERNITY.Genesis 3:19

    • Spending such amnt of money(m30N) 2burry a corps is nt neccessary instead4using it n build HOSTEL 4 d less prevellage in d campus n God will hv it as a mark of contact wth his soul in hevn

    • BIANU! ALL THESE THINGS WEY UNA DEY TALK HERE NA RUBBISH!DAT MAN DESERVES $1,000,000 BURIAL.HE SOLELY BROUGHT AFRICA’S LITERATURE 2 D GLOBAL AUDIENCE.INDEED,HE IS A LITERARY GIANT,LIKE SHAKESPEARE,DICKENS,…CHINUALUMOGU DESERVES D BEST OF BURIALS

  6. HE IS A MAN OF HONOUR, NOBLE, INDISPENSABLE, RARE, TO MENTION BUT A FEW, THEREFORE DESERVES A BEFITTING BURIAL AND EVEN MORE,I SEE NO WASTE AT ALL.

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