This was made known by Keshi junior when he spoke on behalf of his siblings at the indoor Hall of the Stephen Keshi international Stadium, Asaba.
According to him, it is disheartening that the Federal government pulled out of the burial at the late hours.
However, they commended the government of Edo and Delta States for coming to their rescue.
The Deputy Governor of Delta state, Barrister Brutu Otuaro who represented the Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa said Stephen Keshi has lived a fulfilled life, having paid his dues in Nigeria and abroad.
Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Monday Igbiya and member representing Aniochi/ Oshimili Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Amaechi Mrskpor urged Nigerians to always Honour efficiency which both said the late Stephen Keshi was known for.
The remains are currently laying in state at the palace of the Obi of Illah, before the interment.