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Burial of Former Oyo State Governor, Ajimobi, Slated for Sunday – Family

The family of Ajimobi Abiola have disclosed that the remains of the former governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, will be buried in the Ajimobi Central Mosque, Oke Ado, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Sunday.

A statement released by Mr Bolaji Tunji, the Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy to the to the late National Deputy Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said the decision was taken sequel to a meeting held by the Ajimobi’s family.

The statement advised participants at the burial to adhere strictly to the COVID-19 protocols.

The statement said, “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 noon on Sunday, June 28 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, the details of the live media coverage of the funeral ceremony will be made public by tomorrow (Saturday).

“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,” the statement explained.

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