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Ajimobi’s Burial : The media debacle and counter reports bordering on the true state of Senator Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi was finally laid to rest earlier today, June 26, 2020 as news of his death was eventually broke and was confirmed by family sources and aides.

However, in an exclusive discovery by e-nigeria!, the former Oyo State governor is yet to be buried according to Muslim custom which requires immediate burial when one dies. This is as against initial plans for his burial earlier in the day, an insider told our correspondent.

According to our source, the family of late Ajimobi is divided at the moment and this has given way to confusion which is now delaying the funeral.

E-nigeria! exclusively gathered that some members of the family of the deceased believe there is more to his death and would be convinced otherwise only if an autopsy is conducted on his body before he can be buried.

Another burning issue stalling 70 year-old Ajimobi’s burial borders on his burial spot, an insider revealed. According to him, “it is yet to be decided where the deceased would be buried. Opinions regarding his burial spot have resulted in serious context between his larger and nuclear family with no conclusion in sight at the moment”.

www.e-nigeriang.com reported earlier that Senator Abiola Ajimobi was in a critical state and was admitted at First Cardiologist Hospital in Ikoyi after he tested positive to Covid-19. Giving his underlying health challenge – Diabetes, his Ajimobi’s condition continued to deteriorate after he suffered cardiac arrest the first time and was placed on a ventilator at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) immediately, doctors attending to him were said to have recommended a particular drug for his treatment.

Tension began to mount when Ajimobi relapsed into coma hours after and according to reports he died immediately as against the rebuttal by his aides.

There were frantic efforts by Ajimobi’s family to cover up the initial news of his death until hours ago.

While the family and aides of the former Senator continued to brandish a cover up story, sources revealed that they were secretly entertaining visitors who came on condolence visits.

Although news of his death was initially shrouded in secrecy, condolence messages have not ceased pouring in from top politicians in the country as well as APC high echelons who described him as a wonderful politician who will be missed in the scheme of things.

Ajimobi died at First Cardiologist Hospital, same hospital where the former chief of staff to President Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyari, was treated of coronavirus before he died.

Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi was a Nigerian politician from Oyo State, south-western Nigeria. He was formerly the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the National Oil and Chemical Marketing Company a subsidiary of Shell Petroleum, Nigeria.


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