Photonews: SouthWest Governors, Others Pay Respect to Late Adebayo
Eminent Nigerians including Southwest Governors and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Thursday at House of Chief, Parliament Building, Agodi Ibadan, capital of Oyo State to witness the lying-in-state of the former Governor of the old Western State, Major General Robert Adeyinka Adebayo.
The lying-in-state marked the kick off funeral ceremony of the nationalist and political icon who will be buried in his home town, Iyin Ekiti on Friday.
Among the serving and former governors and the deputy governors in attendance were: Governor Abiola Ajimobi, his counterparts from Lagos, Ondo, and Osun, Akinwunmi Ambode, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola respectively, Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, and Governor Peter Ayodele Fayose were represented by their deputies: Mrs Yetunde Onanuga and Dr Kolapo Olusola, State of Osun Deputy Governor, Chief Grace Laoye Tomori, and former Deputy Governors of Oyo, Osun States, Chief Bisi Akande of Osun State, Dr Omololu Olunloyo, Gen. Oluwole Rotimi, Gen. David Jemibewon, Gen Oladayo Popoola, Admiral Akin Aduwo, Sen. Cornelius Adebayo and Chief Iyiola Oladokun.
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