Port Harcourt Cemetery

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Port Harcourt Cemetery
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Location
Old Township, Port Harcourt
CountryNigeria
Coordinates4°45′49″N 7°1′39″E / 4.76361°N 7.02750°E / 4.76361; 7.02750Coordinates: 4°45′49″N 7°1′39″E / 4.76361°N 7.02750°E / 4.76361; 7.02750
TypePublic
Owned byCity of Port Harcourt
Sizehectares

Port Harcourt Cemetery is a city-owned and operated public cemetery located along Aggrey Road in the Old Township district of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. It is the oldest cemetery still in use in the city and is notable as the burial site of activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and his associates.[1] It also contains one commonwealth burial of the 1939 - 1945 World War.[2]

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  1. ^ "Nigeria's Military Leaders Hang Playwright And 8 Other Activists". Deseretnews.com. Deseret News Publishing Company. 11 November 1995. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Cemetery Details". Cwgc.org. Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
  3. ^ Abia, Dan. "UNIPORT four: INC, parents insist on justice as Toku is buried". Dailyindependentnig.com. Independent Newspapers Ltd. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
  4. ^ "Vanguard Publisher, others bid late Murray-Bruce farewell - Vanguard News". vanguardngr.com. 13 September 2013. Retrieved 17 June 2016.

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