Arrangements have been concluded for the final funeral rites of famous Enugu native doctor, Chief Simon Odo Okoro, popularly called ‘King of Satan’, who married 59 wives and had over 300 children and grandchildren . The wake keeping will take place on Thursday 21st April, 2022 in his residence at Aji junction, Umuitodo Aba, Aji Enugu Ezike, Igbo-Eze North local government area of Enugu State by 4pm.
Information obtained by BENNY’s blog revealed that the final burial ceremony for the late native doctor is expected to hold on Friday 22nd April at 10 a.m in the same venue.
Born in 1947, Odo died in the early hours of Tuesday (14th December) last year after a brief illness at the age of 74.
He was married to 59 wives and had over 300 children and grandchildren.
Also known as King Solomon 1 of Africa, he was buried immediately after his death in Enugu.
This was in compliance with his instruction to the wives and children that his remains should not be deposited in a mortuary when confirmed dead, but that he should be buried as soon as possible.
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