Ajimobi to be buried June 28 in Ibadan – Family

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi

The family of the late former governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has announced funeral arrangements, saying he would be buried on June 28 at the Senator Ishaq Abiola Ajimobi Central Mosque, Oke-Ado, Ibadan by 12 noon.

Ajimobi’s media aide, Bolaji Tunji, stated this in a release on Friday.

Mr Tunji said the details of the burial ceremony were worked out by the family in consultation with the Lagos and Oyo State governments.

“Details of the funeral ceremony of Sen. Abiola Ajimobi have been released by the family,” he said.

“In close consultation with the governments of Lagos and Oyo States, the date for the burial 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 June 28 after the traditional Muslim prayers.”

Tunji said the family had appealed to the people to observe strict COVID-19 protocols during the burial.

According to him, this is in the light of the current circumstances of national health challenges.

Tunji said that details of the live media coverage of the funeral ceremony would be made public on Saturday.

He also said that details of a larger funeral gathering would be announced later to enable Ajimobi’s well-wishers pay their last respect.