SWITZERLAND, JUNE 27 – The burial arrangement for the Late immediate past Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has finally been released by his family.
Today’s Echo gathers that the burial will take place on Sunday, June 28, 2020 in Ibadan.
Ajimobi’s death from COVID-19 complications, was announced on Thursday evening. He was 70 years old.
The burial arrangements ,which was made known to public on Friday evening through media aide of the late ex-Oyo Governor, Bolaji Tunji.
According to Tunji, details of the funeral ceremony of His Excellency Senator Abiola Ajimobi have been released by the family.
“In close consultation with the governments of Lagos and Oyo States, the date for the burial ceremony has been announced.
“Barring any changes, his body will be interred at the Senator Ishaq Abiola Ajimobi Central Mosque at Oke Ado, Ibadan at 12noon on Sunday the 28th of June 2020 after the traditional Muslim prayers.
“To ensure that strict COVID-19 protocols are adhered to and in light of the current circumstances of our national health challenges, the family appeals to the public to observe strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols in their participation.
“Furthermore, details of the live media coverage of the funeral ceremony will be made public by tomorrow.
“In the near future, details of a larger funeral gathering will be announced where a lot more of his well wishers will have the opportunity to pay him their respect.”