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Ajimobi For Burial on Sunday In Mosque Named After Him

Remains of former Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi will be buried on Sunday, his family has decided.

Ajimobi, 70 died as a result of multiple organ failure after battling COVID-19 infection.

Ajimobi’s media aide, Bolaji Tunji, in a statement on Friday, 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.

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“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.”

Tunji also said details of the live coverage of Ajimobi’s burial will be made available on Sunday.

Ajimobi’s death was announced by his family on Thursday, June 25th and his family members have been receiving condolence messages from foremost Nigerian politicians and other eminent personalities.


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