Spokesman for the family and ace photojournalist, Mr. George Esiri, said the late ‘Village Headmaster’ will be buried in his hometown of Abraka in Delta State on Friday, April 12.
But before then, there will be service of songs for the late Esiri on April 9, followed by a commendation mass at St. Jude Catholic Church, Mafoluku, Lagos, on April 10.
Immediately after the service, the body would be flown to Warri in Delta State for the second and final phase of the burial arrangements.
According to the spokesman, the body will then proceed to Abraka where there will be another commendation mass/lying-in-state at the Polo Turf in Abraka on April 12 from where the remains of the thespian will be conveyed to his residence in Abraka for interment and entertainment of guests.
The late Justus Esiri is survived by Mrs Omiete Esiri, widow; children, Mrs Ophlia Edewor, Mrs Ejiro Efijemueh, Mr. Justus Esiri Jnr, Dr. Sidney Esiri (Dr Sid), Mr. Andrew Esiri, Miss Tobor Esiri and grandchildren.