The funeral rites of the late former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi’s has been scheduled to come off on Sunday 28th June in the latest publication made by his spokesperson, Bolji Tunji.
According to Bolaji who confirmed the new date set for the burial of the state man, it was rescheduled in consultation with the governments of Lagos and Oyo to make way for a better plan to be made for the funeral.
Additionally, all Covid-19 protocols rolled out by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) will be observed at the funeral grounds.
“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.”