Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Agagu Death: Ondo SG Establishes Committee for Burial

The Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has established an 11-man burial committee for the former number one citizen of the state, Dr. Olusegun Agagu, who died September 13, 2013, Friday.

Mr. Kayode Akinmade, the state Commissioner for Information, revealed the appropriate statement on September 16, 2013, Monday, which said, "Following the demise of the immediate past governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Agagu, on Friday, September 13, 2013 at his Ikoyi residence in Lagos, Governor Olusegun Mimiko has constituted a high-powered state committee in conjunction with the family of the deceased to plan a befitting state burial for the former governor."

The Committee is headed by the Chief of Staff to the state governor, Dr. Kola Ademujimi.

The other members are: Mr. Kayode Akinmade, Commissioner for Information; Mrs. Nike Ademujimi, Commissioner for Industry; Mr. Nicholas Tofowomo, Commissioner for Transport; Hon. Jumoke Akindele, Hon. Soji Akinkuolie, Mr. Eni Akinsola, Evangelist Niyi Pirisola, Mrs. O. Ajayi and Mr. Ife Fasoranti.

Rev. Soji Gbadebo appointed as the Secretary.

While praying for the repose of the soul of the departed, Gov. Mimiko assured the family of the love and prayers of the people and government of Ondo State at this hard period.

He also announced 7-day mourning period in the state and expressed the readiness of the government to work with the family towards giving a befitting burial to the former Ondo Governor.

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