WARRI – The remains of renowned Educationist/Engr and Father of popular Warri Chief and legal luminary, Chief Barr. Robinson Ariyo Late Prince Samson Taba Ariyo will be interred at his family compound in Ekehuan, Ovia North East Local Government Area in Edo State on Saturday August 1, 2020.
According to a statement signed by Mr. Goodluck Ariyo for the Ariyo family, activities for the funeral ceremony will commence Thursday July 30, 2020 4:00pm with service of songs at Prince Samson Ariyo’s residence at Atuwatse close, Ubeji Warri, Delta State. The statement added that on Saturday August 1, 2020, the remains of late Prince Samson Taba Ariyo will leave Ame Specialist Hospital Mortuary along Okumagba Avenue, Warri by 6:00am onward movement to his family Compound in Ekehuan , Ovia North East Local Government Area, Edo State .
The corpse is expected to arrive the family compound by 10:00 am before the commencement of church service by The Baptist Church in the area, thereafter the remains of the departed late Prince Samson Taba Ariyo will be interred at his family compound in Ekehuan, reception follows at same venue in Ekehuan, Ovia North East Edo State.
There will be Thanksgiving service Sunday August 2, 2020 at Triumphant Family Baptist Church Ubeji, Warri at 13 Baptist Mission Road Via Isaiah Road, Ubeji, Warri by 9:00am.
Prince Samson Ariyo, was a member of the Benin Royal family ; precisely a descendant of Oba Ogbebor the 33rd Oba of the Great Benin kingdom.