The late Iyalode of Yorubaland, a renowned educationist and entrepreneur, Mrs Alaba Lawson, will be buried on December 8, in Abeokuta.
Mr Dimeji Kayode-Adedeji, the Media Adviser of the deceased, disclosed this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Sunday.
Mrs Lawson died on October 28 at her residence in Abeokuta.
Kayode-Adedeji noted that the burial announcement followed a meeting by the family held on Sunday, adding that a committee had been set up to finetune the programme of events.
He added that the Central Planning Committee is headed by Sanya Abiola.
” While other members include Dimeji Kayode-Adedeji (Head Media), Tayo Akintayo, Sesan Bankole and Akin Jiboku .
“The family meeting chaired by Ebenezer Obe-Fabiyi added that other members of the Central Planning Committee include Akinola Lawson, Babalola Lawson, Oreoluwa Obey-Fabiyi and Taiwo Jiboku.
“The burial programme as concluded at the meeting stated that Dec. 1 to Dec. 6 has been designated for various groups, associations and professional bodies to celebrate the deceased.
” Service of song will hold on Dec. 7 at Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta,” the statement read.
Kayode-Adedeji stated that the final burial will take place on Dec. 8, at St James African Church, Idi-Ape, Abeokuta, which will be followed with interment strictly for the family of the deceased.
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