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Bisi Silva’s Family Releases Burial Arrangements



Bisi Silva, sister to the popular and veteran Nollywood actress, Joke Silva would be laid to rest on Thursday, February 21.

Naija News reports that the family of the late art Curator made the disclosure in few days after Bisi’s death.

According to the family, the programme of her burial has been fixed for Thursday, February 21.

In the programme of burial released by the Silva family, on Wednesday, 20 February, 2019 at the Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos, 9 McEwen Street, Off Herbert Macaulay Way, Lagos at 3 to 4pm,

The statement from the family revealed that Professor Henry Drewal will hold a conversation on Yoruba Art History, in Bisi’s honour, with Fernanda Villaroel, one of his doctoral students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Drewal is a Professor of Art History and Afro-American Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

The statement furthered that there will be a church service at Trinity House, Water Corporation Road, Off Ligali Ayorinde, Victoria Island, Lagos, after which she will be laid to rest. There will be tributes to her by family members, colleagues and friends in the afternoon of that day at Freedom Park, Broad Street, Lagos.

Bisi Silva died at 57, after continuously battling cancer. Naija News had earlier reported that the art curator died on Tuesday, February 12, in Lagos.


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