What Obasanjo Did At Mother In-law's Burial Ceremony Will Shock You Over Covid-19 - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Saturday, July 11, 2020

What Obasanjo Did At Mother In-law's Burial Ceremony Will Shock You Over Covid-19

Chief Obasanjo

Michael-Azeez Ogunsiji 
ABEOKUTA - Former President,  Chief Olusegun Obasanjo practically stood his ground to observe needed protocols, as remains of his mother in-law, Mrs Florence Mopelola Adenekan was laid to rest at Isara, in Remo North local government area of Ogun State, on Friday. 

The late Mrs Adenekan, was the mother of Chief Mrs Bola Obasanjo, who died on April 17, 2020 two days before her 90th.

Mrs Obasanjo was however absent at the ceremony, as she was in United Kingdom (UK) and could not made it.

At the St. Peter's Anglican Church (Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion) Diocese of Remo, Isara Remo, Ogun State venue of the Order of Service, Obasanjo ensured that the approved limit of those to be allowed was adhered to.

He personally shut the Church doors, as the Service presided over by the Archibishop of Lagos Ecclesiastical Province of Lagos/Bishop of Remo Diocese, Most Rev Dr M.O Fape began at about 10.30am.
Those locked out at the church

Some of his close aides and associates were not left out despite having their face masks on.

Shortly after the burial service, the internment took place at the Church cementary located behind the church, with Obasanjo leading family members to pay the dust to dust rites.

The former President later paid homage to the four traditional rulers at Ode and Isara areas of the local government. 

The visited monarchs include Oba Mukaila Akanbi Olabinjo (Isara), the Iraye Remo, Oba Samuel Olatunji Kalejaiye, the Eleposo Eposo Ode Remo, Oba Albert Adebose Mayungbe and the Alaye Ode, Oba (Suvr.) Adetunji Osho. 
Other guests locked outside the church

Oba Osho disclosed that Obasanjo has demonstrated "how true and respected Yoruba son he is, by visiting their domains depite coming on personal engagement to the area. We shall continue to learn from your wisdom. The entire people of Ode is proud and appreciate this visits," the traditional ruler said.

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