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JUST IN: Senator Ajimobi to Be Buried at His Oke-Ado Mosque on Sunday


By Richard Thomas, Ibadan

In consultations with the governments of Lagos and Oyo States, the family of late Senator Abiola Ajimobi has finally picked a date for the burial ceremony the former governor of Oyo State.

Barring any changes, Mr. Bolaji Tunji, Special Adviser, Media & Publicity to the late governor, said his body would be interred at the Senator Ishaq Abiola Ajimobi Central Mosque, Oke-Ado, Ibadan at 12 noon on Sunday the 28th of June 2020 after the traditional Muslim prayers.

“To ensure that strict COVID-19 protocols are adhered to and in the light of the current circumstances of our national health challenges, the family appealed to the public to observe strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols in their participation.

“Furthermore, the 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,” Tunji said.

Ajimobi became governor of Oyo State after he served as Senator representing Oyo South. He was Deputy Minority Leader of the Senate.

He served two terms as governor, becoming the first to break the two terms jinx in the state.

At the time of his death at the age of 70, he was Deputy National Chairman, South of the governing APC>



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