UNFPA Executive Director, Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin, for Burial July 21

The Babatunde Osotimehin Family of Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun State of Nigeria, has announced the schedule of events that will culminate in the final burial of former Nigerian minister and Executive Director of United Nations Fund for Population Activities, Professor Babatunde Osotimehin.

Prof. Osotimehin is to be buried on July 21.

The programme are as follows

  1. The Babatunde Osotimehin Lecture

Organized by the United Nations Population Fund at the Family Planning Summit

10 July 2017, 5:00 – 6:00pm


Venue: County Hall (Next to the Marriott Hotel), London.

  1. Memorial Service of Songs

Organized by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA)

13 July 2017, 4:00pm

Venue: National Christian Centre (formerly Ecumenical Centre) Central Area, Abuja.

  1. Memorial Service

Organized by the Nigeria UN System

14 July 2017, 10:00am

Venue: UN House, Central Area, Abuja.

  1. Candle Light Vigil

Organized by the United Nations Staff Recreation Council – Nigerian Association

15 July, 2017, 7pm

Venue : Nigeria House, 828 Second Avenue, New York.

  1. Day of Tributes

Organized by Friends and Colleagues of Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin

19 July 2017, 4:00pm

Venue: Prof. T.O. Ogunlesi Hall (opposite UCH Main Gate), Ibadan.

  1. Lying in State and Memorial Ceremonies

20 July 2017

  • 9:00 – 10:00am at Trenchard Hall, University of Ibadan
  • 00 – 1.00pm at the Foyer, University College Hospital, Ibadan.
  1. Christian Wake-Keep

20 July 2017, 5:00 – 7:00pm

Venue: Prof. T.O. Ogunlesi Hall (opposite UCH Main Gate), Ibadan.

  1. Final Funeral Service

21 July 2017, 11:00am

Venue: All Souls Church, Old Bodija, Ibadan, Oyo State.

  1. Reception of Guests

21 July 2017, 1:00pm

Venue: Jogor Center, Liberty Road, Ibadan.



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