Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Obsequies of renown musical icon and highlife king, late Mr. Darlington Offiong

Late Darlington Offiong 
29 October 2019 

The family of Mr. Darlington Offiong has released program of event for the funeral arrangement of the late renowned musical icon and highlife king, late Mr. Darlington Offiong.

In a release signed by his son, Edem Darlington on behalf of the family says the opening of mourning house will be on the 7th of November 2019 at No 4 Mary Magdalene Street, Calabar, with a musical all night on the 8th of November while the funeral service will be held on the 9th of November at the African Club, Calabar.

According to Mr. Edem Darlington, the late musical icon will be laid to rest at the Hawkins cemetery, Eyo Etta axis, Calabar.

The release said funeral house will be opened for sympathizers and friends of the late musician.

Late Darlington Offiong was a renowned musician and highlife king of Cross River origin who sang along side great highlife kings like Osita Osadebe, Cardinal Rex Jim Lawson, Etubom Rex Williams among others. 

He led numerous musical groups including the famous Cross River Natioanle and was the band leader of the popular LUNA Nite club, Calabar that drove many national and international visitors to the state. 

It would be recalled that the highlife king died at the UCTH, Calabar after a brief illness.

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