George Floyd Who Died After Police Knelt On His Neck In America Finally Laid To Rest In Mbaise, Imo State

A Nigerian clergyman, Pastor Humble Okoro, has carried out a funeral service for late George Floyd in Mbaise, Imo State.


Leadership reports that Pastor Okoro while carrying out the funeral, said

“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.”

46-year-old Floyd was killed in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during an arrest for allegedly using a counterfeit bill in May this year. He was buried in Houston on June 6.

His death led to the Black Lives Matter protests which took the world by storm with people in countries all over the globe calling for a reform of the police and justice system. His funeral was attended by celebrities, politicians, sports stars and more from all echelons of society.

Premier League clubs in solidarity replaced the names of players with Black Lives Matter on the jerseys, F1 star racer, Lewis Hamilton led a movement in NASCAR also in support of the desired change in which black people were treated in America.

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