Makinde pays condolence visit to Soun’s family, says monarch will get state burial


Oyo State governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Monday, paid a condolence visit to the family of the late Soun of Ogbomosoland, Oba Jimoh Oyewumi, where he announced that the departed monarch will get a state burial.

The governor, while addressing the family, chiefs and members of Ogbomoso community at the palace of the Soun, said that the visit was to officially condole with the family and entire sons and daughters of Ogbomosoland over the demise of the foremost monarch and that of his daughter, Professor Taibat Danmale, who died on Sunday.

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, quoted Governor Makinde as saying that the late monarch deserves state…

Source: Nigerian Tribune