The immediate past governor of Oyo state, Abiola Isiaq Ajimobi who died on Thursday in Lagos will be buried on Sunday.
A statement by Bolaji Tunji, his media aide said “details of the funeral ceremony of His Excellency Senator Abiola Ajimobi have been released by the family and in close consultation with the governments of Lagos and Oyo States, the date for the burial ceremony has been announced, barring any changes, Ajimobi will be buried on Sunday.”
According to Tunji, the former governor 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.”
“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.
“Furthermore, details of the live media coverage of the funeral ceremony will be made public by Saturday.”
The former Deputy National Chairman (South) and Acting National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) died from COVID- 19 complications on Thursday evening at a private hospital in Lagos.