Late Henrietta Kosoko’s family hijacks funeral from Jide Kosoko

Posted on June 09 2016 , at 09:04 pm
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  • Henrietta Kosoko's remains will be moved to her hometown in Delta State tomorrow morning for burial.

Henrietta passed away on Monday June 6, a year after the actress survived a near-fatal accident along Sagamu-Abeokuta road.

Late Henrietta Kosoko’s funeral that was scheduled to hold tomorrow at Atan Cementry has been canceled, TheNETng can authoritatively reveal.

A source close to the family disclosed to Nigerian Entertainment Today that the family of the late actress does not recognize Jide Kosoko as her husband, hence their decision to take charge of her funeral.

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‘Henrietta is Urhobo woman from Delta state, where they cherish their culture. Jide Kosoko didn’t go to her family house in Delta to pay her dowry,’ the source said.

Henrietta passed away on Monday.
Henrietta passed away on Monday.

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He continued: ‘He met her here in Lagos and they got married and never made any attempt to go the village with her to do the needful. Because of this, her family doesn’t see him as their in-law.’

The source further revealed that even when Henrietta passed on, the family did not call to inform him, he got to know when the news surfaced online.

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A source close to Jide Kosoko also confirmed to us that the late actress will be buried in Delta saying, ‘Her family has kicked against our initial plans to bury her here in Lagos. They said it’s against their culture. So we had no choice than to obey want they want.’

Henrietta Kosoko’s remains will now be moved to her hometown in Delta State tomorrow morning for burial.

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