Obasanjo’s Sister To Be Buried In Abeokuta On Saturday

Former-President-Olusegun-Obasanjo1-480x300The burial of the late sister to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, Esther Eweje-Obasanjo, will take place on Saturday, June 6 in Abeokuta, her home town.

Mrs. Eweje-Obasanjo died on Tuesday, May 19 at the age of 76 after a brief illness.

This was contained in a statement issued by the family and signed by Abraham Akanle on Sunday in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

According to the statement, the burial will hold at the Baptist Church cemetery and will start with a “Lying in state/ Service of Songs at the Obasanjo Farm House, Otta, Ogun State at 500 p.m.” on June 4.

“On Friday, June 5th, 2015, there would be another Lying in State/Service of Songs at19, Onijaiye Street, Sokori, Opp. African Church Grammar School, Ita Eko, Abeokuta, Ogun State, also at 5.00 p.m”, the family said

“On Saturday, June 6th, the burial Church Service will take place at the Owu Baptist Church, Totoro, Abeokuta, while internment follows immediately at Owu Baptist Church cemetery, Quarry Road, Abeokuta, Ogun State”.

After internment, the statement said guests will be entertained at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, in Abeokuta.