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Amosun names school, estate after HID Awolowo

24 November 2015, 08:53

Abeokuta - Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun on Monday named the only Model School in Ikenne and the recently completed PlainField Estate at Oke-Mosan in Abeokuta after the late Chief H.I.D. Awolowo.

Amosun made the announcement in his address at Sagamu International Stadium, where he hosted eminent personalities as part of activities organised for the burial of late Mrs Awolowo.

The governor, who eulogised the decased, described her as "a pride of womanhood", promised that the legacies of the Awolowo dynasty would be upheld by the government.

Also read: Amosun swears in Ogun HOS

Eminent personalities who attended the event included Chief Ernest Sonekan, Head, former Interim National Government; Dr Kayode Fayemi, Minister of Solid Minerals and Chief Bisi Akande, Chairman of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria.

Others are Bola Obasanjo, wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Chief Ayo Adebanjo, a chieftain of Afenifere, the Yoruba socio-cultural group among others.

The final burial of Mrs Awolowo would hold in Ikenne on Wednesday.



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