The family of the immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi have announced his burial arrangements.
Bolaji Tunji, the media aide to the late Ajimobi in a statement obtained by Naija News said the late governor will be buried on Sunday 28th of June 2020.
“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. 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.” the statement read.
The former lawmaker fell ill after testing positive to Coronavirus and was reported to be in a critical condition before the time of his death earlier this week.