Nigerians in Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria conducted a mock burial for slain US man George Floyd.
Mr Floyd was strangled to death by a policeman Derek Chauvin, following an arrest after allegedly passing a counterfeit $20 (Sh2000) bill in Minneapolis
A Nigerian pastor Humble Okoro has held a funeral service for late Minneapolis man George Floyd in his church in Mbaise, Imo State.
Pastor Humble Okoro bought a coffin and printed obituary posters for late George Floyd and held a funeral service in his name after which the coffin was buried.
Pastor Humble Okoro also renamed George Floyd to George Obinna Floyd and said he has traced his ancestry to a kindred in Imo State.
“I have traced the ancestral root of George Obinna Floyd to Umuoffor kindred in Obokwu Obibi Aboh Mbaise Imo State and I feel so happy now that we have reburied him alongside with his ancestors,” Pastor Okoro reportedly said.