Oyo declares 7 days mourning for Arisekola Alao

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IBADAN – The State has declared seven days following the death of Alhaji AbdulAzeez Arisekola-Alao in the UK on Wednesday.

Dr Festus Adedayo, the Adviser on Media to Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of , made the disclosure late night on Wednesday in Ibadan.

He said “the Oyo State Government has declared seven days mourning for the Aare Musulumi of Yorubaland, Alhaji AbdulAzeez Arisekola-Alao.

“The state government has also declared Friday, June 20, 2014 a public holiday, as mark of respect for the spirit of the departed soul.’’

Gov. Ajimobi had earlier on Wednesday visited the Ibadan home of the deceased.

Meanwhile, the state government had sent a special delegation comprising the Speaker of the  State House of , Alhaj Monsurat Sunmonu, the Secretary to the State Government, Olalekan Alli and two other members of the Executive to London.

The delegation was to accompany the remains of Arisekola-Alao to Nigeria. (NAN)