Nov 23, 2013 – Mike Akhigbe’s Burial Pictures: Former Ondo State Governor Buried In Edo State
Admiral Mike Akhigbe, the former military Governor of Ondo State during Ibrahim Babangida’s regime who passed away in New York last month has been buried.
Late Akhighe was laid to rest today in his hometown of Furgar in Etsako central LGA of Edo State amidst eulogies.
President Jonathan who is currently in London was represented by VP Sambo. Senator David Mark was also there in the company of his wife.
Other notable figures who attended Mike Akhigbe‘s burial include Retired General Abdulsalami Abubakar and his wife, Governor Olusegun Mimiko, Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole and many others.
“Death is not the end of life. It only changes the texture of life. Akhigbe has been in government and every mandate to govern is from God and when you are in Government you should ask yourself what would you be remembered for and what would God reward you for,” said Rev. Father Okifoh who officiated the burial
Check out some pictures from Mike Akhigbe’s burial service
Mike Akhigbe passed away at a cancer treatment hospital in New York on the 28th of October 2013 years after battling throat cancer.
May his soul rest in perfect peace.