According to Today.ng, the Chairman, Central Burial Committee and Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Retired Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah said,
“There will be a Youth/Student Activities in Yenagoa the Bayelsa state capital; public lecture on Federalism and Development in Nigeria, by Prof. G.G Darah at the Banquet Hall, Yenagoa; Night of Songs and Tributes at the Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre, Yenagoa.
On Friday, April 8, there will be a Valedictory State Executive Council Session, at the Banquet Hall, Yenagoa and Wake-keep at his country home in Amassoma.”
According to the chairman of the committee, there’ll be a commendation service for the former governor on April 9th, followed by his internment. He also said a thansking service will be held to conclude the burial ceremony on Sunday, April 10th 2016, at St. Peters Anglican Church, Yenagoa.