Akure - The Ondo State Government has fixed Oct. 4
for the internment of the former governor of the state, Dr Olusegun
Agagu, whose death occurred on Sept. 13.
The Commissioner for Information, Kayode Akinmade, said in a
statement in Akure that the burial ceremony would kick off with a
tribute day at the International Conference Centre, University of
Ibadan, on Oct. 2.
"On Oct. 3, the remains of the late politician will leave Lagos to
arrive the Akure Airport by 9 a.m. to be laid in state at the Democracy
"Another lying-in-state cum wake keep would take place on the same
day, beginning from 5 p.m. at the Civic Centre, Iju-Odo, Okitipupa Local
Government, the country home of Agagu," Akinmade said.
The commissioner also disclosed that a burial service would hold for
the deceased on Oct. 4 at Saint Paul's Anglican Church, Ilu-Odo, at
Akinmade said the remains of the late politician would be interred at
the same venue while reception would follow at Manuka Memorial Grammar
School in Ilu-Odo.