The Ebonyi State Government and the family of late Supreme Court Judge, Justice Sylvester Nwali Ngwuta, have announced the indefinite postponement of the burial.
The state authorities noted that the decision to postpone the burial was due to security reasons.
The burial was to hold from today till Friday.
Commissioner for Info and State Orientation Uchenna Orji, in a statement, mentioned a new date for the burial would be announced later.
It reads: “This is to tell the general public that due to security reasons, all funeral preparations between the twenty-eighth to thirtieth April 2021, scheduled to mark the burial of His Lordship, Hon. Justice Sylvester Nwali Ngwuta, Justice of the Supreme Court, at Abakaliki and Ukawu are hereby postponed indefinitely.”
The statement noted that new dates will be announced later.
Orji noted that the state authorities, the deceased household and the Burial Planning Committee remorse any inconveniences the postponement might need to be precipitated the general public.
It was gathered that the burial arrangements of the Supreme Court Choose had been concluded before the announcement.