The remains of the late veteran filmmaker, Chief Eddie Ugbomah, will be buried on July 12 at the Vaults and Garden, Ikoyi.

Mr Rahman Raji, Chairman of the Burial Planning Committee, said this on Friday in Lagos, after the final programme had been approved by the family of the deceased.

According to him, the Tribute in Honour of Ugbomah will hold on July 10 at The National Art Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos.

“The Service of Songs and Industry night will also hold on July 11 at the same venue.

“The Lying-in-State, the Burial Service and entertainment of guests will hold on July 12 at the National Theatre,” Raji said.

The chairman also announced that internment would hold at the Vaults and Gardens, Ikoyi after the burial service on the same day.

Ugbomah, before his death was a Nigerian filmmaker, director and producer.

Some of his works include “The Rise and Fall of Oyenusi’’, “Oil Boom’’, “The Boy is Good’’, “Apalara’’, “The Mask’’.

Ugbomah contributed greatly to the development of Nollywood during his lifetime and in 1988, was appointed the chairman of the Nigerian Film Corporation.

He was born on Dec. 19, 1940, died on May 11, 2019, will be buried on July 12, 2019.

He was aged 78 years.


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