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Strange Death Of Nigeria's Oldest Man *this Man,160, Never Took Photograph In His Life Time. He Died by nwosas(m): 4:52am On Jan 05, 2009
Pa Aki Onoforere whose age is put at 160, probably making him Nigeria's oldest man, never took any photograph in his life time.
Strangely though, on the day he was to pass on, he sent for a photographer but before the camera man arrived, the man popularly known as 'Papa Sure' had passed on. His grand children quikly bought a chair,sat his lifeless body on it and asked the photographer to take their grandpa's first and final photograph. That is the picture you are looking at in this page.
Pa Onoforere's story is stranger than fiction.
It was gathered that on that fateful morning when Onoforere alias 'Papa Sure' was to take his final exit, he went round Evwreni, his home town in Delta State and exchanged pleasantries with many people before he retired to his house.
On getting home, he was said to have sent for a photographer to snap him but before the arrival of the photographer, 'Papa sure' had already taken his exit.
Papa's grand daughter, Miss Faustina Efe Mukoro, who shed more light on life and times of 'Papa Sure' described as wonderful and miraculous, the life the deceased led.
Faustina said Papa started his life like every other person and latter got married at a tender age but all the first set of children he had that time died in a mysterious manner.
"Unlike the Biblical Job that lost his children at a time, Papa attempted to commit suicide but his uncle took him to a Yoruba town called Atijeren where he settled and got married to many women and had a lot of children", explained Faustina.
On why her grand father was called "Papa Sure", Faustina who is presently the Headmistress. Revival International Mission School Agbarho, further explained that the deceased was a super tradio-Medic who never failed in healing people afflicted with various kinds of disease.
"Papa was a disciplinarian and he kept to his promise that the day he will die, birds will fly all over Evwreni town and neigbbouring villages and will also serve as a signal of his departure to all his family no matter where they are and this actually happened", said Faustina who was pointing repeatedly to the tomb of the deceased.
According to her, immediately after the death of Papa, he was quickly arranged on a chair and his photograph was taken which is the picture you are seeing in this publication.
Re: Strange Death Of Nigeria's Oldest Man *this Man,160, Never Took Photograph In His Life Time. He Died by igubesteve(m): 8:38am On Oct 11, 2012
It's wonderful

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Re: Strange Death Of Nigeria's Oldest Man *this Man,160, Never Took Photograph In His Life Time. He Died by ednut1(m): 11:57am On Oct 11, 2012
160, haba are we fools ere
Re: Strange Death Of Nigeria's Oldest Man *this Man,160, Never Took Photograph In His Life Time. He Died by redsun(m): 12:08pm On Oct 11, 2012
ednut1: 160, haba are we fools ere

I bet he lives in some kind of jurassic amd "methuselanic" world.The orld of dreams,ot the real
Re: Strange Death Of Nigeria's Oldest Man *this Man,160, Never Took Photograph In His Life Time. He Died by AndreUweh(m): 2:32pm On Oct 11, 2012
I60 years, incredible.
How did you arrive at 160?.
Re: Strange Death Of Nigeria's Oldest Man *this Man,160, Never Took Photograph In His Life Time. He Died by Aizebioje(m): 2:43pm On Oct 11, 2012
Where is the pictre naw?
Re: Strange Death Of Nigeria's Oldest Man *this Man,160, Never Took Photograph In His Life Time. He Died by nedu2000(m): 4:58pm On Oct 11, 2012
160yrs.....who kept count?this is africa o,even my grandmum Date Of Birth can't be said to be fully ascertained,but I guess he shld be over 100yrs at worst........wishing the family all the best as well as the same longevity
Re: Strange Death Of Nigeria's Oldest Man *this Man,160, Never Took Photograph In His Life Time. He Died by Slasha1(f): 8:26pm On Oct 11, 2012
He went round his hometown n exchngd pleasantries @ 160? Hmmm
Re: Strange Death Of Nigeria's Oldest Man *this Man,160, Never Took Photograph In His Life Time. He Died by tonardo107(m): 10:07pm On Oct 11, 2012
where the pic nah?
Re: Strange Death Of Nigeria's Oldest Man *this Man,160, Never Took Photograph In His Life Time. He Died by tpia5: 10:34pm On Oct 11, 2012
its still being photoshopped and googled.

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