Ibadan- Risikat Arisekola-Alao, the first wife of foremost business merchant and Islamic leader Abdul-Azeez Arisekola-Alao, has died on Thursday in Ibadan at the age of 68 and was buried on Friday.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Arisekola-Alao died after a brief illness from an unidentified ailment.
She was born on Jan. 4, 1945, and was buried according to Islamic rites at the Arisekola-Alao's residence at Bashorun in Ibadan.
The Chief Imam of Ibadan, Sheikh Haruna Saora, in his sermon, urged the people to move closer to Allah.
He added that the late Arisekola-Alao lived a fulfilled life.
Similarly, Sheikh Muideen Bello, an Islamic scholar and preacher, urged the people to live in accordance with the rules ordained by Allah and urged the people to change.
“It is not too late for you to change from your negative ways of life.
NAN reports that the burial was attended by eminent personalities among, whom were the Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Moses Adeyemi and Waheed Olajide, the Secretary to the Oyo State Government.
Also in attendance were Chief Oba Otudeko, Prince Bola Afonja, Prof. Taoheed Adedoja, Elder Wole Oyelese, Lekan Alabi, Lamidi Ajadi and Chief Bayo Oyero.
Others were Chief Niyi Akintola (SAN), retired Gen. Raji Rasaki, Sharafadeen Alli, Aminat Abiodun and renown gospel musician, Yinka Ayefele.