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Former Oyo state governor, Ajimobi, to be buried on Sunday

The former Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi will be laid to rest on Sunday, 28th of June, 2020.

Former Oyo state governor, Ajimobi, to be buried on Sunday
Former Oyo state governor, Ajimobi, to be buried on Sunday
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The burial was postponed from Friday June 26 and will now hold on Sunday. Spokesman of the late politician, Bolaji Tunji, confirmed this in a news.

According to Tunji, the burial ceremony they had postponed after consultations with the governments of Lagos and Oyo State.

Furthermore, he stated that the burial ceremony will be held in line with the current rules the presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19 has laid down.

He 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 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,” he said.

“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,” he added.

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Recall that Naijahomebased had reported that Governor Ajimobi died on Thursday, 25th of June from multiple organ failure resulting from COVID-19 complications.

We also shared a video showing when the former governor was saying that he told God that if he reaches 70 years, it was enough for him.

In our report where we brought to you 8 facts about the late senator, he actually died at age 70.

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