A Nigerian Pastor Humble Okoro, who claimed to have traced the ancestral root of late George Floyd to Umuoffor in Obokwu Obibi Aboh Mbaise in Imo State Nigeria has consequently had him reburied alongside his ancestors.
George Floyd, 46years, was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina, and raised in the Third Ward of Houston, Texas. He however died in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 25, 2020, from a police brutality.
Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, had knelt on Floyd’s neck while he was handcuffed and lying face down, begging for his life and repeatedly saying “I can’t breathe”.
While speaking to Journalists after the burial, Pastor Okoro stated that “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,”