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10 touching photos from James Ocholi burial that will make you cry

The funeral of Barrister James Enonjo Ocholi, his wife Blessing and son Joshua may have come and gone. But the memories of such a solemn occasion cannot be easily forgotten.

A man obviously well-loved by his people, James Ocholi even in death, dragged virtually all Igala people out from their homes who trooped to the Abocho community primary school to witness the event.

It was crying, wailing and lamentation galore. The people were inconsolable. Children, youths, the old, the clergy, community leaders and political associates of the late Ocholi were grieving.

READ ALSO: Read how Idris Wada supporters turned James Ocholi’s burial to a political arena

NAIJ.com photojournalist, Yinka Adeparusi, captured some of the touching moments below:

1. Our political benefactor is gone! Members of Ocholi Youth Forum escorting the body of their leader to the arena

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2. Even the pall bearers couldn’t hide their emotions

James Ocholi burial

3. Joshua Ocholi’s colleagues at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) pays homage to their fallen comrade

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4. Three corpses of man, wife and son at once! Touching!

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5. ‘‘And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death’.’ Uyo Ocholi reads the Holy Bible from Revelation 20:11-15 in memory of her dad, mum and brother.

Uyo Ocholi

6.  ”The lives we mourn left indelible marks in most of our lives.’‘ – Ojone Ocholi

Ojone Ocholi

7. ”Dad, mum, brother I wasn’t and couldn’t have been prepared for your departure, but I will rise to the responsibilities’‘ – Aaron Ocholi

Aaron Ocholi

8. Senator Alex Usman Kadiri could not hold back his tears

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9. Prayers for the surviving children of James and Blessing Ocholi

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10. You are not alone! Vice president Professor Yemi Osinbajo consoles Aaron Ocholi

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