Lady buries her father in pawpaw-shaped casket in Akwa Ibom

Lady buries her father in pawpaw-shaped casket in Akwa Ibom

- Photos from a unique burial has been making the rounds on social media

- A lady decided to bury her father in a pawpaw casket to the surprise of many

- The ceremony took place in Mbente, Akwa Ibom state

The advent of social media has made many people realise that Nigerians are not ones to do things on a regular scale, especially when it comes to ceremonies like birthdays, weddings and even burials.

Quite a number of Nigerians love to make a big deal of burial ceremonies when an aged person in their family passes on. Perhaps they see it as an opportunity to give them a befitting send off.

Several photos have been making the rounds on social media from a burial ceremony where a lady decided to bury her father in a pawpaw shaped casket.

Lady buries her dad in pawpaw-shaped casket in Akwa Ibom (photos)

Lady buries her dad in pawpaw-shaped casket in Akwa Ibom
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The deceased, Pa Chief Essesien Akpabio, recently passed on and he was 89 years old at the time of his death. His burial ceremony is said to have taken place in Mbente, Akwa Ibom state in Nigeria.

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See more photos from the occasion below:

When we thought we had seen it all, this happened.

In other related news, Legit.ng had earlier reported that a man was buried in a bird-like casket in Enugu.

The man identified as Abraham Ayogu had been buried in one of those unconventional caskets. The wooden casket was designed like a colourful parrot.

Photos of the casket surfaced on Facebook. The photos showed the casket looking like a parrot with wings.

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