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Body of former Senate President Wayas arrives in Nigeria after three years

The stays of the late Senate President Joseph Wayas have arrived in Nigeria after about three years after his dying.

Wayas, who served as Senate President from October 1, 1979 to December 31, 1983, died on November 30, 2021 on the age of 80 in a London hospital after an extended sickness.

His first spouse died 12 days later, however though his spouse had been buried, the beloved politician’s stays nonetheless lay in a London mortuary, a improvement that sparked controversy.

The stays of the previous Senate President had been flown from Heathrow Airport in London, United Kingdom by way of British Airways 083 and arrived at Nnamdi Azikiwe Worldwide Airport in Abuja at 04:40 hours (native time).

His physique was obtained by Jarigbe Agom, Peter Akpanke, household, kinfolk and different stakeholders and his stays had been obtained and deposited on the Nationwide Hospital morgue, Abuja.

Addressing journalists on the bottom, Jarigbe thanked Cross River State Governor Bassey Otu for facilitating the repatriation of the late former Senate President from London, including that he’s assured the governor will give the previous statesman a dignified burial.

The legislator thanked the stakeholder leaders for his or her joint efforts and assist.

Since then, dignitaries have signed the condolence ebook on the deceased’s residence in Asokoro, Abuja.

Different stakeholders and leaders current embody: Senator Eteng Jonah Williams, Rt. Hon. Mike Etaba, Ntufam Fidelis Ugbo, Jonny Agim, SAN, and Hon. Cletus Obun.

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