Man Builds His Grave and Monument, Celebrates Burial Before his Death

Man Builds His Grave and Monument, Celebrates Burial Before his Death

- While still alive hale and healthy, Chief Clement Usoro has made necessary preparations for his death

- The 73-year-year-old has built his own grave of 9 by 9 feet with a tall monument standing beside it

- The septuagenarian said he does not want his children to do burial ceremony after his death

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In what many may describe as strange and mysterious, a man, Clement Usoro, has given a fresh perspective on life and death after building his grave and even celebrating his funerals before his demise.

The 73-year-year-old, in an interview with BBC Pidgin, said he made the necessary preparations for his death three years ago when he marked his 70th birthday anniversary.

It's 9 by 9 feet: Nigerian man builds his grave and monument, celebrates his burial before his death
Chief Clement Usoro builds his grave and monument, celebrates his burial before his death. Photo credit: BBC
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According to the septuagenarian, he has also written his wills. Usoro, however, said he keeps updating it to "keep up with time."

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"I have written my will and will continuously update it to keep up with time. I have built my grave. It is a 9 by 9 feet deep grave. I have also built a mausoleum around it," Usoro said.
"My friend went with me to the coffin site to see the one that I liked. He decided to buy for me. As somebody who is a chief, there are things you have to do before you die or they do after you die" he added.

Chief Usoro further disclosed that he has paid the necessary rites to his co-chiefs by giving "cow" so that his children will know what to worry about after his death.

He said he does not want his family to do a ceremony after his demise, adding that a party. celebrating his death is a "waste of money and time."

The 73-year-old man also said he has told his children to bury him three days after his death.

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In other news, a truly eyebrow-raising clip of a group of church-goers running up and down carrying a coffin in their hands has been shared online.

In the clip, the people appear to be at a funeral surrounded by unsurprised funeral-goers. Many people could not believe their eyes and were soon in the comment section questioning what they were watching.

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