Ajimobi burried in Ibadan, at his Oluyole residence (Photos)

The remains of the immediate past Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, have been laid to rest in his Oluyole residence, Ibadan according to Islamic rites.

The Eagles gathered that Ajimobi was buried on Sunday at 10.30 a.m. with strict adherence to the Covid-19 protocol.

Ajimobi burial

Less than 20 people, including wife of the former governor, Chief Florence Ajimobi, and other members of his immediate family, were in attendance.

Fierce looking armed policemen were strategically positioned at the residence of the deceased.

Ajimobi, aged 70, was confirmed dead at a Lagos-based hospital on Thursday.

Ajimobi burial

The burial rites were performed by Sheikh AbdulGaniy Abubakry, the Chief Imam of Ibadan land, who was supported by a renown Islamic preacher, Sheikh Muyideen Bello, and Alhaji Kunle Sanni, the Chairman, Muslim Community of Oyo State.

Some dignitaries present at the burial include Sen. Teslim Folarin, Mr Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports and Chief Adebayo Adelabu, the APC governorship candidate in the 2019 general election.

Ajimobi burial

Others are Chief Kola Daisi, Chief Kemi Alao-Akala, wife of former Oyo State Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala, Sen. Abdulfatai Buhari, Rep. Shina Peller, Prince Ayodeji Abass-Aleshinloye, Mr Olamiju Alao-Akala and some former members of the Ajimobi cabinet.

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