A family of a deceased woman have suspended her burial rites until her ‘husband’ who she was living with, performs her wedding rites.
The woman, Chinyere Mbam, died from the snake bite she sustained while returning from the wake-keep of her friend, Oge Ogashi.
She was taken to a traditional healing home in the area for treatment and thereafter back to the husband’s home where she died.
Her uncle, Ishiali Ikwe, confirmed her death.
But the deceased’s family have mandated her partner, Stephen Mbam, of Enyi Igwe Village, Ezzainyimagu community in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State to carry out her traditional marriage rites before she is buried.
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