The deceased ex-Governor of Oyo State Abiola Ishaq Ajimobi will finally be laid to rest tomorrow Sunday 28th June, according to his family.
Recall that the family had announced the postponement of his burial, following the laid down guidelines by the NCDC.
The spokesperson of the family Bolaji Tunji, in another statement, however, noted that the deceased’s body will be interred at his Central Mosque at Oke Ado, Ibadan, after traditional Muslim prayers, as consultations have been made with f Lagos and Oyo State Government.
The family then appealed to attendees to ensure they comply with the NCDC’s protocols, adding that live media coverage of the event will be made available. The statement added that a date of larger funeral gathering will be announced in the nearest future.
“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“, he said.