The family of the late former Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has declared that on Sunday, 28, he will be buried in his Central Mosque of Ishaq Abiola Ajimobi, Oke-Ado.
According to a statement by Mr Bolaji Tunji, the media assistant to the late former governor, released on Friday evening, Ajimobi would be buried on Sunday 28 at 12 noon after traditional Muslim prayers.
The Declaration reads:
“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 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 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.”