Abuja - Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi announced yesterday that the late Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Samuel Odulana, would be held on February 12 in the state capital, The Guardian reports.
Ajimobi, who made the announcement while visiting the residence of the deceased, revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to lead dignitaries to the city when the burial takes place.
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The burial committee is said to be disclosed in due course, with details over expected activities to be revealed to the public once all arrangements have been agreed upon.
The governor added that the death of the monarch is a personal loss to him, adding that the Olubadan helped pave the way for him to become Governor of the state.
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