Honourable Justice Valentine Ashi of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), , who passed on last Thursday would be buried on Thursday, 18th July, 2019. This was revealed in a funeral arrangement announced by the National Association of Catholic Lawyers (NACL) Abuja chapter.
Further details of the week long funeral event are as follows:
Thursday 11th of July 2019
Valedictory Session at Ceremonial Court, High Court of FCT, Maitama, 10 am.
Monday 15th July 2019
Mass at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Gwarinpa @6pm
Wednesday 17th July 2019
Body leaves for Obudu Cross River 6.am.
Requiem Mass on arrival at St. Charles Catholic Church in Obudu.
Wake/Service of Songs at the Ashi’s residence.
Thursday 18th July 2019
Valedictory Court Session at the High Court in Obudu by 9.am.
The Funeral Mass by 10 am. Interment after the Mass.
According to the statement, further details of the burial will be communicated. Justice Ashi was a member of NACL Abuja Chapter. Until his death, he sat at the Apo Division of the FCT High Court.