Agagu’s Burial Holds Today Despite Air Tragedy… Corpse Transported By Road To Home Town

031013F.Olusegun-Agagu-CaskThe planned burial of Late Dr. Olusegun Agagu, the erstwhile governor of Ondo State, will go ahead today despite the unfortunate air mishap on Thursday that claimed no fewer than 15 lives when his remains were being flown in an Associated Airline aircraft from Lagos to Akure.

This was disclosed by Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, in Ondo State, Ebenezer Alabi, who said after consulting with the former governor’s family, they have “decided to go ahead with the burial.

Moreso, he said, that Agagu’s first son, Feyi and his son-in-law survived the plane crash. “There was no scratch on the casket,” Mr. Alabi added.

“So, while the family sympathized with those that lost their lives and their loved ones, they have decided to go ahead with the burial as was initially planned”, the PDP chairman reiterated.

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Meanwhile, the remains of the former governor, which was still intact despite the plane crash, has been conveyed by road to Iju-Odo, his country home and final place of rest.

5 COMMENTS

  1. If Agagu son and son¬ in law were among the dead can the family still go on for burial rite? let us respect man and always fear GOD.

  2. SHOULD THE BURIAL TAKES PLACE AFTER MANY LIVES HAVE GONE 2 LAND OF SILENCE? THOSE LIVES NEED TO BE MOURNED FOR, BCOS OUT OF UNREADINESS THEY DEPARTED 4RM THE WORLD. ATLEAST A SINGLE DAY OF REALIZING THE IMPORTANCE OF THE BEREAVED. DO NOT MIS-QUOTE ME, I UNDERSTAND YOUR STATE BUT THERE SHOULD A HUMAN FEELING. MAY THE SOUL OF THE LATE GOV AND OTHERS IN THE PLANE CRASH REST IN PERFECT PEACE. AMEN

  3. Nigeria @53 the struggles continue,there is no electricity light,job,Asuu strike,plane crash,bad economic,Boko haram.Who’s to be blame for this crisis in our country?

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