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Joke Silva’s younger sister burial rites announced

, younger sister to veteran Nollywood actress , burial rites has been announced, which will begin on Wednesday, February 20.

Bisi died on February 12, in Lagos after battle with cancer.

According to the family in a statement on Saturday, the remains of the 57-year-old would be laid to rest on Thursday, February 21, in Lagos, Nigeria.

The burial rite would begin on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at the Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos, 9 McEwen Street, Off Herbert Macaulay Way, Lagos by 3pm to 4pm.

However, Professor Henry Drewal will hold a conversation on Yoruba Art History, in Bisi’s honour, with Fernanda Villaroel, one of his doctoral students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Drewal is a Professor of Art History and Afro-American Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Furthermore, there will be a church service at Trinity House, Water Corporation Road, Off Ligali Ayorinde, Victoria Island, Lagos, after which she will be laid to rest.

Also, There will be tributes to her by family members, colleagues and friends in the afternoon of that day at Freedom Park, Broad Street, Lagos.

Bisi Silva was the founder of the Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), Lagos.



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Farouk Mohammed

Farouk Mohammed is a Head Editor at Okay Nigeria (Okay.ng). He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on Okay.ng

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