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“You lied, you knew I was at the gate,” Oyo Deputy gov replies Ajimobi’s family

The family of late Governor Ajimobi  has reacted to the allegation of not allowing the Deputy Governor to gain entrance to the compound of the late Governor during eighth day Fidau prayer. Late Ajimobi’s media aide, Mr Bolaji Tunji, has said the family did not know Olaniyan would attend yesterday’s fidau for the late governor. The state’s delegation, comprising Olaniyan, ...

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JUST IN: Oyo Deputy gov denied access to Ajimobi’s compund as Fidau prayer holds

A mild drama ensued on Sunday at the Oluyole, Ibadan residence of the former governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, when the state deputy governor Rauf Olaniyan was not allowed to gain entrance to the compound where eighth day fidau prayers was holding. The family had announced the fidau prayer as a private programme, urging the public to watch through ...

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Ajimobi’s wife accuses Makinde of abandoning them while ex-gov was in hospital

Florence Ajimobi, widow of former governor of Oyo state, has accused Seyi Makinde has accused Governor Seyi Makinde of not reaching out to her family when Ajimobi was in the hospital She voiced out her anger  when Rauf Olaniyan, deputy governor of the state, led a condolence visit to the Ajimobi family. The widow said there was no need to ...

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Ajimobi’s remains buried in his private residence

The body of former Oyo Governor Senator Abiola Ajimobi have been laid to rest. He was buried at his Oluyole residence while hundred of associates, friends and supporters were waiting the body at the Senator Ishiaq Abiola Ajimobi Centra Mosque, Oke Ado. A close source to the family confirmed he had been interred. The burial, which was only attended by ...

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Oshiomole mourns Ajimobi, reveals his last moment with Oyo ex-gov

Suspended National Chairman of All Progressive Congress, APC Adams Oshiomole has revealed his last moment with the late Abiola Ajimobi, a former Oyo State governor. Oshiomhole disclosed that his last minute with Ajimobi was during APC’s National Working Committee, NWC, meeting in Abuja. In a statement, the embattled APC National Chairman recalled that the late ex-governor was insightful in his ...

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Buhari condoles with Oyo govt over Ajimobi’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with government and people of Oyo State over the unfortunate death of  former governor, Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi, whose contributions to the development of the state, and nation, will always be remembered. In a condolence message released by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Thursday, the President commiserated with the family of the former ...

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At last, ex-gov of Oyo State Ajimobi dies at 70

The immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has died at age 70 after battling coronavirus-related symptoms for a month. Ajimobi, who was governor from 2011 to 2019, was named the Acting National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress last week but never resumed. Punch reports. The former governor was hospitalised at First Cardiologist and Cardiovascular Consultants Hospital, ...

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Suspended council bosses declare three-day fasting and prayer for ailing Ajimobi

Local Government Chairmen under the umbrella of Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) Oyo State chapter on Saturday  declared a 3-day fasting period for the quick recovery of the immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi. The suspended council Chairmen said this in a statement made available to newsmen  by its Chairman, Prince Ayodeji Abass-Aleshinloye. Abass-Aleshinloye  said ...

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We didn’t receive report of ex-gov Ajimobi’s “death”- Oyo Assembly

Oyo House of Assembly says that the state legislative chamber was not contacted on the rumoured news of death of former Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Thursday. The statement was released by Speaker of the house.  Adebo Ogundoyin on Friday. The media was on Thursday evening awashed with reports claiming Ajimobi had died and the news had been transmitted to the ...

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Media aide to Ajimobi says ex-Governor not dead

Media aide to Former Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, says his boss is not dead. Reports have gone viral on Thursday evening that Ajimobi reportedly died from complications arising from COVID-19. But his media aide, Tunji took to his Facebook page to debunk the news. He urged the public to disregard the rumours, saying that Ajimobi is still alive. His ...

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